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homunculus

noun

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as in manikin, hop-o'-my-thumb

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The first known use of homunculus was in 1656

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“Homunculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/homunculus. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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