Et-cetera



[et set-er-uh, se-truh] /ɛt ˈsɛt ər ə, ˈsɛ trə/

adverb
1.
and others; and so forth; and so on (used to indicate that more of the same sort or class might have been mentioned, but for brevity have been omitted):
He had dogs, cats, guinea pigs, frogs, et cetera, as pets.
Abbreviation: etc.
/ɪt ˈsɛtrə/
uknown
1.
and the rest; and others; and so forth: used at the end of a list to indicate that other items of the same class or type should be considered or included
2.
or the like; or something else similar

also etcetera, early 15c., from Latin et cetera, literally “and the others,” from et “and” + neuter of ceteri “the others.” The common abbreviation was &c. before 20c., but etc. now prevails.

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