Pronunciation: (et set'ur-u, se'tru), [key]
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. Abbr.: etc.
Pronunciation: (et-set'ur-u, -se'tru), [key]
1. a number of other things or persons unspecified.
2. etceteras,extras or sundries.
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