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portrait (n.)

1560s, "a figure, drawn or painted," a back formation from portraiture or directly from Middle French portrait, from Old French portret (13c.), noun use of past participle of portraire "to paint, depict" (see portray). Especially of the head and face of a person.

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Definitions of portrait from WordNet

portrait (n.)
a word picture of a person's appearance and character;
Synonyms: portrayal / portraiture
portrait (n.)
any likeness of a person, in any medium;
the photographer made excellent portraits
Synonyms: portrayal
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