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Made in imitation; artificial, especially of an inferior quality

Back then, we could only get ersatz coffee.

: Something made in imitation; an effigy or substitute
literally "inferior substitute", the 222 measurement sites in the 1952-1975 SOLMET/ERSATZ solar & meteorological hourly network that did not measure solar radiation The solar radiation for these sites was modeled from cloud cover data and other information The SOLMET/ERSATZ network has been replaced by the 1961-1990 National Solar Radiation Data Base
{s} used in place of, substitute
disapproval If you describe something as ersatz, you dislike it because it is not genuine and is a poor imitation of something better. an ersatz Victorian shopping precinct = fake. artificial, and not as good as the real thing
{i} substitute, replacement
an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee
(German) Substitute As a rule, the term implies that the Ersatz is inferior to the article for which it is a substitute B 24
artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
\AIR-sahts; UR-sats\, adjective: Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one