ex pede Herculem

Latin phrase

ex pe·​de Her·​cu·​lem eks-ˌpe-de-ˈher-ku̇-ˌlem How to pronounce ex pede Herculem (audio)
: (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 22 Jul. 2024.

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