Middle English simulacre, semylacre "image, representation, idol," borrowed from Anglo-French simulacre, borrowed from Latin simulācrum "likeness, simulacrum"
14th century, in the meaning defined above
“Simulacre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simulacre. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
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