ex pede Herculem

Latin phrase
ex pe·​de Her·​cu·​lem | \ eks-ˌpe-de-ˈher-ku̇-ˌlem How to pronounce ex pede Herculem (audio) \

Definition of ex pede Herculem

: (we may judge the size of) Hercules from his foot : from a part we may reckon the (size of the) whole — compare ex ungue leonem

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“Ex pede Herculem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ex%20pede%20Herculem. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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