Pronunciation: (si-mil'i-tOOd", -tyOOd"), [key]
1. likeness; resemblance: a similitude of habits.
2. a person or thing that is like or the match or counterpart of another: This expression is a similitude of the other.
3. semblance; image: a similitude of the truth.
4. a likening or comparison in the form of a simile, parable, or allegory: He spoke by similitudes.
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