- a person or thing resembling another; counterpart; facsimile
- the form or likeness (of some person or thing)
- similarity; likeness; resemblance
- a simile
- a parable or allegory
Origin of similitudeMiddle English ; from Middle French ; from Classical Latin similitudo
- Similarity; resemblance: “Not every case of similitude in nature is proof of a close bloodline” (Natalie Angier).
- Archaic One that closely resembles another.
- Archaic A simile, allegory, or parable.
Origin of similitudeMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin similit&umacron;d&omacron;, from similis, like; see similar.
(countable and uncountable, plural similitudes)
From Old French similitude.