[ sim-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈsɪm yə lər /
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a person or thing that simulates; pretender.
simulated; false; counterfeit.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM simularnon·sim·u·lar, noun, adjectiveun·sim·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for simular
/ (ˈsɪmjʊlə) archaic /
a person or thing that simulates or imitates; sham
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