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q.v.

Legal Definition of q.v.

Etymology

    Latin quod vide origin

Abbreviation

  1. Which see (in references).

Etymology


Definition of q.v.

Etymology

    From the Latin quod, the neuter of quī (“what”) + vid" the imperative mood of videō (“I see”). Literally meaning "which see".

Abbreviation

q.v. (also qv, plural qq.v.)

  1. quod vide; used to reference material mentioned in text.

    This is described in more detail in Brown's book on the subject (q.v.).

Latin Abbreviation

q.v.

  1. quod vide (which see)

References:

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