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scilicet

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adverb sci·li·cet \ˈskē-li-ˌket; ˈsī-lə-ˌset, ˈsi-\

Definition of scilicet



Examples of scilicet

  1. <the journal cites the spot, scilicet present-day Provincetown, as the location of the Pilgrims' first landfall>



Origin of scilicet

Middle English, from Latin, surely, to wit, from scire to know + licet it is permitted, from licēre to be permitted — more at license


First Known Use: 14th century


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