literal error

literal error
n. erratum, misprint, printing error, typographical error

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • literal — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin litteralis, from Latin, of a letter, from littera letter Date: 14th century 1. a. according with the letter of the scriptures b. adhering to fact or to the ordinary… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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