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  1. (with a year) about: c. 1775.

Origin of c.1

From the Latin word circā, circiter, circum

c.2

  1. gallon.

Origin of c.2

From the Latin word congius

c.3

  1. (in prescriptions) with.

Origin of c.3

From the Latin word cum

c.4

  1. calorie.
  2. Optics. candle; candles.
  3. carat.
  4. carbon.
  5. carton.
  6. case.
  7. Baseball. catcher.
  8. cathode.
  9. cent; cents.
  10. centavo.
  11. Football. center.
  12. centigrade.
  13. centime.
  14. centimeter.
  15. century.
  16. chairman; chairperson.
  17. chapter.
  18. chief.
  19. child.
  20. church.
  21. cirrus.
  22. city.
  23. cloudy.
  24. cognate.
  25. color.
  26. copper.
  27. copyright.
  28. corps.
  29. cubic.
  30. cycle; cycles.

C.

  1. Calorie.
  2. Cape.
  3. Catholic.
  4. Celsius.
  5. Celtic.
  6. Centigrade.
  7. College.
  8. (in Costa Rica and El Salvador) colon; colons.
  9. Congress.
  10. Conservative.
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British Dictionary definitions for c.

c.

abbreviation for
  1. carat
  2. cricket caught
  3. cent(s)
  4. century or centuries
  5. (used esp preceding a date) circac. 1800

Word Origin

(for sense 5) Latin: about

C.

abbreviation for
  1. (on maps as part of name) Cape
  2. Catholic
  3. Celtic
  4. Conservative
  5. Corps
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