Prosopolepsy

Pros`o*po*lep"sy

(?), n. [Gr. ; pro`swpon a face, a person + a taking, receiving, to take.] Respect of persons; especially, a premature opinion or prejudice against a person, formed from his external appearance. [R.] Addison.
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Pros`o*po*p"ia

(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ; pro`swpon a face, a person + to make.] (Rhet.) A figure by which things are represented as persons, or by which things inanimate are spoken of as animated beings; also, a figure by which an absent person is introduced as speaking, or a deceased person is represented as alive and present. It includes personification, but is more extensive in its signification.
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Pros`o*pul`mo*na"ta

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. forward + L. pulmo a lung.] (Zol.) A division of pulmonate mollusks having the breathing organ situated on the neck, as in the common snail.
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