Opere-citato meaning

“in the work already quoted” — used, typically in footnotes and endnotes, to cite in an abbreviated form a source that has been cited previously; frequently abbreviated as op. cit.
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Origin of opere-citato

  • From post-Classical Latin opere citātō (“in the work quoted”), ablative singular form of opus citātum (“quoted work”, “the work quoted”), from Classical Latin opus (“work”) + citātum, neuter singular past participial form of citō (“I summon”); compare opus citatum, opere laudato, loco citato, locus citatus.

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