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English noun: effigy

1. effigy (artifact) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

SamplesThe coin bears an effigy of Lincoln.
The emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone.

Synonymsimage, simulacrum

Broader (hypernym)representation

Narrower (hyponym)bird-scarer, god, graven image, Guy, idol, scarecrow, scarer, straw man, strawman, wax figure, waxwork

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