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similitūdō inis, f

similis, likeness, resemblance, similitude : est igitur homini cum deo similitudo: ad similitudinem deorum accedere, to resemble more closely : genus imperi proximum similitudini regiae, closely resembling royalty : contrahit celeriter similitudo eos, L.: sunt quaedam animi similitudines cum corpore: id ad similitudinem panis efficiebant, Cs.: similitudo speciesque sapientium: amoris humani.— Analogy, reasoning from precedents : cetera (genera causarum) similitudini reliquisti.— Sameness, uniformity, monotony : similitudo est satietatis mater.—In rhet., a comparison, simile, similitude : ex similitudine, by way of comparison : similitudinum copia: volgata, L.

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