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ec·ce ho·mo(ĕk′sē hō′mō, ĕk′ĕ)
A depiction of Jesus wearing the crown of thorns.
[From Late Latin ecce homō, behold the man : Latin ecce, behold + Latin homō, man.]
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Ecce Homo(ˈɛkeɪ ˈhəʊməʊ; ˈɛksɪ)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a picture or sculpture of Christ crowned with thorns
[Latin: behold the man, the words of Pontius Pilate to Christ's accusers (John 19:5)]
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ec•ce ho•mo(ˈɛk si ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ)
a representation in art of Christ crowned with thorns.
[< Late Latin: “behold the man,” Pilate's words on presenting Christ to his accusers (John 19:5)]
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A Latin phrase meaning behold the man, used to mean a representation of Christ crowned with thorns.
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|Noun||1.||ecce homo - a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns|
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
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