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1. Similarity; resemblance: "Not every case of similitude in nature is proof of a close bloodline" (Natalie Angier).
2. Archaic One that closely resembles another.
3. Archaic A simile, allegory, or parable.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin similitūdō, from similis, like; see similar.]
1. likeness; similarity
2. a thing or sometimes a person that is like or the counterpart of another
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic a simile, allegory, or parable
[C14: from Latin similitūdō, from similis like]
si•mil•i•tude(sɪˈmɪl ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)
1. likeness; resemblance.
2. a person or thing that is like or the counterpart of another.
3. semblance; image.
4. a likening or comparison; a simile, parable, or allegory.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin similitūdō likeness, derivative of similis similar]
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|Noun||1.||similitude - similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"|
similarity - the quality of being similar
comparability, compare, comparison, equivalence - qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
naturalness - the likeness of a representation to the thing represented; "engineers strove to increase the naturalness of recorded music"
resemblance - similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
spitting image - a perfect likeness or counterpart
|2.||similitude - a duplicate copy|