from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. That is; namely. Used to introduce examples, lists, or items.
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- adv. That is to say; viz.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. To wit; namely; -- often abbreviated to viz.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To wit; that is; namely: abbreviated to vis., which is usually read ‘namely.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. as follows
Latin vidēlicet, contraction of vidēre licet, it is permitted to see : vidēre, to see; see vide + licet, third person sing. present tense of licēre, to be permitted.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin, from vide- (stem of videre ("see")) + licet ("it is permissible"). (Wiktionary)