Scilicet Definition

sĭlĭ-sĕt, skēlĭ-kĕt
Namely; to wit; that is to say.
Webster's New World

Origin of Scilicet

  • Middle English from Latin scīlicet contraction of scīre licet it is permitted to know scīre to know skei- in Indo-European roots licet third person sing. of licēre to be permitted

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • ME < L, contr. of scire licet, it is permitted to know: see science & license

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From the Latin scīlicet.

    From Wiktionary

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