adumbro

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Etymology[edit]

From ad (to, towards, at) + umbrō (shade, shadow, cover).

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present active adumbrō, present infinitive adumbrāre, perfect active adumbrāvī, supine adumbrātum

  1. I bring a shadow over something, cast a shadow on, shade or overshadow something, cover, screen.
  2. (especially in painting) I represent an object with light and shade, shade.
  3. (especially in painting) I represent something only in outline, sketch in shadow, silhouette, outline, sketch.
  4. I imitate, copy, counterfeit.

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References[edit]

  • adumbro in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879