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as in what-is-it
a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember the store sells an array of whatnots for the do-it-yourself plumber

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pronoun

ˈ(h)wät-ˌnät
as in whatever
any of various other things that might also be mentioned the drawer is full of spare pens, paper clips, stray elastics and whatnot

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“Whatnot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whatnot. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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