loc. cit.

[lok sit]

in the place cited.

Nearby words

  1. lobulus,
  2. lobus,
  3. lobus azygos,
  4. lobworm,
  5. loc.,
  6. loc. primo cit.,
  7. loca,
  8. locable,
  9. local,
  10. local anaesthetic

Origin of loc. cit.

From the Latin word locō citātō

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British Dictionary definitions for loc. cit.

loc. cit.

abbreviation for (in textual annotation)

loco citato
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Word Origin and History for loc. cit.

loc. cit.

1854, abbreviation of Latin loco citato or locus citatus "in the place cited;" hence, "in the book that has been previously quoted."

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