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Latin ecce homo, behold the man. See John xix. 5 in the Bible.


ecce homo (plural ecce homos)

  1. (art) A picture representing Jesus Christ as given up to the people by Pilate, and wearing a crown of thorns.


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ecce homo in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)