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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERRONEOUSLY

But this imperfection had hitherto been erroneously accounted for.

It was erroneously supposed that this form was related to Hylobates.

This is generally, but erroneously attributed to vitiated instincts.

The date is erroneously conjectured in Moss's Classical Bib.

Craig, a rock, is in other passages also erroneously made mountain.

In modern times the passage has often been erroneously called fauces.

Lhuyd, Humphrey, erroneously described by Walpole as an engraver, 420.

Luxury is erroneously justified by some as giving employment to labor.

It has no connexion with Indo-European, as has erroneously been supposed.

Like myself, he thought them bees, and so he erroneously called them.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French erroneus and directly from Latin erroneus "vagrant, wandering" (in Late Latin "erroneous"), from erronem (nominative erro) "vagabond," from errare "to wander, err" (see err). Related: Erroneously.

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