conjunctive error (plural conjunctive errors)
- (textual criticism) An error found in two or more manuscripts indicating that one has been copied from the other, or that both have been copied from a common original.
- 1996, James Grier, The Critical Editing of Music, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 3, p. 77,
- […] a conjunctive error is one in which two (or more) witnesses agree, and it constitutes evidence of the parallel descent of those witnesses from a single common ancestor in which the error was originally committed.
- ^ James Willis, Latin Textual Criticism, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1972, p. 227.