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scho·li·um  audio  (skl-m) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. scho·li·ums or scho·li·a  (-l-) KEY 
  1. An explanatory note or commentary, as on a Greek or Latin text.
  2. A note amplifying a proof or course of reasoning, as in mathematics.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin, from Greek skholion, diminutive of skhol, lecture, school; see segh- in Indo-European roots


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