MEANING: noun: 1. An attested copy of a document. 2. An official inspection.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin vidimus (we have seen), from videre (to see). Ultimately from the Indo-European root weid- (to see), which also gave us guide, wise, vision, advice, idea, story, history, vizard, videlicet, prudential, previse, and invidious. Earliest documented use: 1436.


OVIDIMUS - We have written a poem in Latin

VIDIPUS - Oedipus before he plucked his eyes out, so he could still see

VIDIMUST - You just have to watch this!