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simulācrum ī, n

simulo, a likeness, image, figure, portrait, effigy, statue : eius simulacrum servare: deorum simulacra: templa adire, et ante simulacra proiecti, etc., Cs.: Vix positum Castris (the Palladium), V.: simulacra oppidorum: pugnarum, L.An image, reflection, form, shade, phantom : quid frustra simulacra fugacia (in aquā visa) captas? O.: infelix Creüsae, ghost , V.: vana (noctis), O.: simulacra modis pallentia miris, V.A mnemonic sign, figure, emblem : simulacris pro litteris uti.— A description, portraiture, characterization : viri copiosi, L.—Fig., a shadow, semblance, appearance, imitation, pretence : religionis simulacra fingere: aliquod civitatis: pugnaeque cient simulacra sub armis, mock-fights , V.: navalis pugnae, L.: simulacra libertatis senatui praebere, Ta.

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