Origin of e.g.
British Dictionary definitions for e.g.
eg. or eg
Word Origin for e.g.
Word Origin and History for e.g.
abbreviation of Latin exemplia gratia "for the sake of example."
Culture definitions for e.g.
An abbreviation meaning “for example.” It is short for the Latin exempli gratia, “for the sake of example.” A list of examples may be preceded by e.g.: “She loved exotic fruit, e.g., mangoes, passion fruit, and papayas.” (Compare i.e.)