Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Giving a faint shadow, or slight resemblance; shadowing forth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Giving a faint shadow, or slight resemblance; shadowing forth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Giving a faint shadow, or showing a slight resemblance.

Etymologies

Latin adumbrans, present participle of adumbrare. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Honorum vocabula adumbrant fi - glacT ATT c pn I A c vel T A

    Lexicon vniversae rei nvmariae vetervm et praecipve Graecorvm ac Romanorvm: cvm observationibvs ...

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