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Word of the Day 09/04/16 Simulacrum

Simulacrum (noun)
simulacrum [sim-yuh-ley-kruh m]


noun, plural simulacra [sim-yuh-ley-kruh]
1. a slight, unreal, or superficial likeness or semblance.
2. an effigy, image, or representation: a simulacrum of Aphrodite.

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Origin: 1590-1600; < Latin simulācrum likeness, image, equivalent to simulā(re) to simulate + -crum instrumental suffix

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