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Analogue; especially a thing which is comparable with, resembles, or is equivalent to another.
Late 18th century. From German Analogon and its etymon ancient Greek ἀνάλογον that which is analogous, use as noun of neuter singular of ἀνάλογος (adjective) according to due ratio, proportionate, conformable from ἀνά- + λόγος account, ratio, proportion.
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