Definition of Idolum

1. n. Appearance or image; a phantasm; a spectral image; also, a mental image or idea.



Definition of Idolum

1. Noun. An insubstantial image; a spectre or phantom ¹

2. Noun. A misconception or fallacy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Idolum

1. a mental image [n IDOLA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idolum

idolization
idolizations
idolize
idolized
idolizer
idolizers
idolizes
idolizing
idolizingly
idoloclast
idoloclasts
idolographical
idolomancy
idolous
idols
idolum (current term)
idoneities
idoneity
idoneous
idorgan
idose
idoses
idoxuridine
idrialine
idrialines
idrialite
idrialites
idrosis
ids
iduronate

Literary usage of Idolum

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1900)
"In addition to this the front femur of idolum has also a flap-like dilatation along its inner or upper margin while the spines on the upper side of the ..."

2. The Principles of Comparative Philology by Archibald Henry Sayce (1893)
"THE idolum OF PRIMEVAL CENTRES OF LANGUAGE. PLATO has laid down that the end of science, as of philosophy, is unity; and he attempted to anticipate the slow ..."

3. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"idolum ... Again compare id.,22:"idolum ... idolum de sepultura pro- feris, et miser curn haec ..."

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