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portrait (n.)

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

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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
From wordnet.princeton.edu