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replica

[ rep-li-kuh ]
/ ˈrɛp lɪ kə /
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noun

a copy or reproduction of a work of art produced by the maker of the original or under his or her supervision.
any close or exact copy or reproduction.

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Origin of replica

1815–25; <Italian: reply, repetition, derivative of replicare to repeat <Late Latin replicāre to reply
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British Dictionary definitions for replica

replica
/ (ˈrɛplɪkə) /

noun

an exact copy or reproduction, esp on a smaller scale

Word Origin for replica

C19: from Italian, literally: a reply, from replicare to repeat, from Latin: to bend back, repeat
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