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A thing which is treated or regarded as analogous to another, especially either of two things to which a term is applied in distinct but analogous senses; an analogue. Frequently with preceding modifying adjective, as first, primary, etc.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Nurse of Pious Thoughts. From classical Latin analogus + -ate.
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