emendation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to emendation: finality

emendation

the correction of a previously published misspelt scientific name.
References in periodicals archive ?
Original spelling People (s) Unjustified Author of honored (s) emendation unjustified of epithet emendation of epithet Cyrtopholis bryanti Elizabeth B.
Nonetheless, the emendation of the definite to the indefinite article reduces the robe's symbolic significance and allows the emphasis to fall on its massy nature.
Wiltshire, in contrast, records every emendation made in his edition to the 1816 copy-text, even when the error is obvious: thus the correction of "anny" to "Fanny," "aud" to "and," and other such instances are all duly noted (630-32).
4) In this instance the editors of the Shakespeare Head edition, which does have a separate appendix of "Emendations," prefaced by a rationale for their choices, made the emendation "a woman" (42).
Yet I do not find myself wholly convinced by this emendation (2).
To your rich November 2007 special issue, "Telling Stories," on books and theater, I'd like to add a brief but, to me, significant emendation.
Still worse, they interfered with textual interpretation and even emendation, which should be immune from such a taint, like logic or algebra.
probably as good as any'), and two recent attempts at emendation have been made.
It was in print for fifty-three years without benefit of necessary emendation.
prefers an emendation while other editors have seen fit to retain F's readings (see below, on II.
In that regard a slight emendation to footnote 16 on page 7 is needed, I believe.
This is a thought-provoking book; the essays written variously, as celebration and emendation, while identifying a new area of formal study now finding a place in a some larger universities in North America and in the United Kingdom.