Definition of lapsus calami in English:

lapsus calami

Pronunciation: /ˈlapsəs ˈkaləˌmī//-ˌmē/

noun

formal
  • A slip of the pen.

    • ‘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.’
    error, mistake, miscalculation, fallacy, slip, oversight, fault, blunder, gaffe, defect, flaw
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Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

lapsus calami

/ˈlapsəs ˈkaləˌmī//-ˌmē/