Definition of simulacrum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsɪmjuˈleɪkrəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪmjuˈleɪkrəm//
(pl. simulacra
BrE BrE//ˌsɪmjuˈleɪkrə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪmjuˈleɪkrə//
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something that looks like somebody/something else or that is made to look like somebody/something else synonym copy Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin, from simulare, from similis ‘like’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: simulacrum