Origin of replica
Examples from the Web for replica
On the piano is a portrait of Lizzie, and replica skulls of the Bordens are displayed in the dining room.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The duchess sat at a replica radio to hear, learn about, and decipher morse code.Kate Middleton’s Code-Breaking Granny: Duchess Uncovers Wartime Secrets|Tim Teeman|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps Ham will dedicate a plank in the replica ark to his bowtied benefactor.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science|Michael Schulson|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new appellate trial was not a replica of the first two trials.
The Beatles Story Museum features a replica of the Cavern Club and a Fab 4D animated cinema show.Catch Beatles Fever! Ten Essential Travel Destinations for Beatlemaniacs|Lonely Planet|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Set into the front of this building was a replica of the statue in the cemetery.When Egypt Went Broke|Holman Day
It was a replica of Fragonard's Gimblette, a brilliant painting that looked as if it had barely had time to dry.The Revolt of the Angels|Anatole France
The chief would recognize it as the replica of one given to him.Samba|Herbert Strang
I point out to you that Commission 364 is merely a replica of the actual sack that was found.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Rick couldn't see it clearly, but thought it was a replica of the one he had recovered.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for replica
Word Origin for replica
Word Origin and History for replica
1824, from Italian replica "copy, repetition, reply," from replicare "to duplicate," from Latin replicare "to repeat" (see reply (v.)). Properly, a copy of a work of art made by the original artist.