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an example or model.
an anecdote that illustrates or supports a moral point, as in a medieval sermon.
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Exempli gratia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Exempli is the genitive singular form of exemplum meaning example. ... retrieved 23:30 EST, December 8, 2014; Jump up ↑ Exemplum - The Latin Dictionary, ...

Definition of “exempla” | Collins English Dictionary


Definition of “exempla” | The official Collins English Dictionary online. Comprehensive and ... Your search found: exempla; exemplum; Usage examples ; Trends ...

exemplum - definition and meaning - Wordnik


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition ... Perhaps better suited is the term exemplum, a kind of allegorical story where a ...

exemplum - Memidex dictionary/thesaurus


"exemplum" definitions: a moral anecdote, brief or extended, real or fictitious, used to illustrate a point. This genre sprang from the above, in ...

exempla - Memidex dictionary/thesaurus


Exemplum | exempla. a moral anecdote, brief or extended, real or fictitious, used to illustrate a point. This genre sprang from the above, in classical, medieval ...

Literary Terms and Definitions E - Carson-Newman College


(1) In medieval literature, an exemplum is a short narrative or reference that .... Cuddon, J. A. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory.

exemplum - Wiktionary


exemplum. Definition from ... From Latin exemplum (“example”). Noun[edit]. exemplum (plural exempla) ... exemplum n (genitive exemplī); second declension.

Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit meaning | Latin Dictionary


Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit according to the free Latin Dictionary. Not much worth is an example that solves one quarrel with another.

exemplar (n.) - Online Etymology Dictionary


The Online Etymology Dictionary ... Look up exemplar at Dictionary.com ... and directly from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum "a copy, pattern, ...

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Exemplum | Definition of exemplum by Merriam-Webster


Define exemplum: example, model—usage, synonyms, more. ... Join Us On. An Encyclopædia Britannica Company. Dictionary. Thesaurus. Medical. Scrabble.

Exemplum - definition of exemplum by The Free Dictionary


A brief story used to make a point in an argument or to illustrate a moral truth. [ Latin; see example.] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...

Exemplum - The Latin Dictionary


Apr 13, 2010 ... Singular, Plural. Nominative, Exemplum, Exempla. Genitive, Exempli, Exemplorum. Dative, Exemplo, Exemplis. Accusative, Exemplum ...

exemplum - Oxford Dictionaries


exemplum Line breaks: ex|em¦plum ... US English dictionary ... I am looking up " exemplum" within the British English corpus - uses the American form of the word  ...

Exemplum dictionary definition | exemplum defined - YourDictionary


pl. -·pla. an example; illustration; a moralized tale or anecdote, esp. one included in a medieval sermon. Origin of exemplum. L, example ...