Simulacrum Sim`u*la"crum, n.; pl. {Simulacra}. [L. See {Simulate}.] A likeness; a semblance; a mock appearance; a sham; -- now usually in a derogatory sense. [1913 Webster]

Beneath it nothing but a great simulacrum. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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