- (with a year) about: c. 1775.
Origin of c.1
From the Latin word circā, circiter, circum
Origin of c.2
From the Latin word congius
- (in prescriptions) with.
Origin of c.3
From the Latin word cum
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- cricket caught
- century or centuries
- (used esp preceding a date) circac. 1800
Word Origin for c.
(for sense 5) Latin: about
- (on maps as part of name) Cape
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