Videlicet Definition

vĭ-dĕlĭ-sĕt, vī-, wĭ-dālĭ-kĕt
That is; namely. Used to introduce examples, lists, or items.
American Heritage
That is; namely.
Webster's New World
That is to say; viz.

Origin of Videlicet

  • Latin vidēlicet contraction of vidēre licet it is permitted to see vidēre to see vide licet third person sing. present tense of licēre to be permitted

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

  • Latin, from vide- (stem of videre (“see")) + licet (“it is permissible").

    From Wiktionary

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