sub voce

[soo b woh-ke; English suhb voh-see]

adverb Latin.

(used as a direction to a reference) under the specified word. Abbreviation: s.v.

Nearby words

  1. suavity,
  2. sub,
  3. sub judice,
  4. sub rosa,
  5. sub verbo,
  6. sub-,
  7. sub-clause,
  8. sub-editor,
  9. sub-level,
  10. sub-machine gun

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Word Origin and History for sub voce

sub voce

Latin, literally "under the word or heading." Usually abbreviated s.v.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper