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adversaria (ad vuhr SAY ree uh) (s) (noun) , adversaria (ahd wehr SAH ree uh) (pl)
Primarily a journal: As a singular noun, an adversaria is a journal or commonplace book, a book used for recording one's observations as well as for collecting poems, brief essays, and any other material one finds worth keeping.

As a plural, adversaria, literally means, "that which has been turned to" referring to notes or brief written comments: Harriet's adversaria were fascinating in their perceptions.

Adversaria also refers to annotations or commentaries written on the facing page of a book.

—From Amo, Amas, Amat and More by Eugene Ehrlich;
Harper & Row, Publishers; New York; 1985, page 29.