Definition of lapsus calami in English:

lapsus calami

Syllabification: lap·sus ca·la·mi
Pronunciation: /ˈlapsəs ˈkaləˌmī, -ˌmē
 
/

noun (plural same)

formal
A slip of the pen.
More example sentences
  • T for F is not a very likely lapsus calami, despite the touch-typing affinity of T and F, but it's a very common OCR error.

Origin

Latin.

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