noun (commentar, ies)
- A series of comments or annotations; esp., a book of explanations or expositions on the whole or a part of the Scriptures or of some other work.
Etymology: commentarius, commentarium, note book, confer commentaire. See comment.
- This letter . . . was published by him with a severe . -Hallam.
- A brief account of transactions or events written hastily, as if for a memorandum; -- usually in the plural; as, Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War.
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