namely; to wit; that is to say
Origin of scilicetMiddle English ; from L, contr. of scire licet, it is permitted to know: see science and amp; license
adverbAbbr. sc. or ss.
That is to say; namely.
Origin of scilicetMiddle English, from Latin sc&imacron;licet, contraction of sc&imacron;re licet, it is permitted to know : sc&imacron;re, to know; see skei- in Indo-European roots + licet, third person sing. of lic&emacron;re, to be permitted.