ex pede Herculem

Latin phrase
ex pe·​de Her·​cu·​lem | \eks-ˌpe-de-ˈher-ku̇-ˌlem \

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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