Definition of videlicet in English:

videlicet

adverb

  • more formal term for viz
    • ‘Short for videlicet ‘it is permitted to see’ (understood as ‘namely’, ‘to wit’): a reference in apposition that specifies examples or identifies a person or thing, as in ‘The Magi, viz’.’

Origin

Latin, from videre ‘to see’ + licet ‘it is permissible’.

Pronunciation

videlicet

/vɪˈdɛlɪsɛt//vʌɪˈdɛlɪkɛt//vʌɪˈdɛlɪsɛt//vɪˈdɛlɪkɛt/