Definitions for: Simulacrum

[n] a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"
[n] an insubstantial or vague semblance

Webster (1913) Definition: Sim`u*la"crum, n.; pl. Simulacra. [L. See
A likeness; a semblance; a mock appearance; a sham; -- now
usually in a derogatory sense.

Beneath it nothing but a great simulacrum. --Thackeray.

Synonyms: effigy, image

See Also: bird-scarer, color, colour, god, graven image, Guy, idol, representation, scarecrow, scarer, semblance, strawman, wax figure, waxwork

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