idols of the cave

Definition of idols of the cave

: idola due to individual peculiarities or prejudices — compare idolum sense 2

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translation of New Latin idola specus

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“Idols of the cave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idols%20of%20the%20cave. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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