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Lewis : idolum

idolum īdōlum or -on, i, n., = εἴδωλον . an image, form, esp. a spectre, apparition, ghost: idola atque atomos vincere Epicuri volam, Lucil. ap. Non. 478, 29: mox apparebat idolon, senex macie et squalore confectus, etc., Plin. Ep. 7, 27, 5 (in Cic. Fin. 1, 6, 21; Fam. 15, 16, 1 and 2, written as Greek).

In the Church fathers, an idol: idolorum cultor, Aug. in. Psa. 78, 3; id. Serm. 123, 3: venerator idolorum, id. Conf. 8, 2: deficere a cultu idolorum, Lact. Mort. Pers. 2, 6; Tert. Idol. 1 sq.; id. Spect. 13 et saep.—Scanned īdŏlum, Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 48; Sedul. 5, 146 al.