emblematic

[em-bluh-mat-ik]
adjective
pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
Also, emblematical.


Origin:
1635–45; < Greek emblēmat-, stem of émblēma (see emblem) + -ic

emblematically, adverb
emblematicalness, noun
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emblem (ˈɛmbləm)
 
n
1.  a visible object or representation that symbolizes a quality, type, group, etc, esp the concrete symbol of an abstract idea: the dove is an emblem of peace
2.  an allegorical picture containing a moral lesson, often with an explanatory motto or verses, esp one printed in an emblem book
 
[C15: from Latin emblēma raised decoration, mosaic, from Greek, literally: something inserted, from emballein to insert, from ballein to throw]
 
emblem'atic
 
adj
 
emblem'atical
 
adj
 
emblem'atically
 
adv

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emblematic
1640s, from Gk. emblemat-, stem of emblema (see emblem).
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Example sentences
Now tell students to design their own emblematic science images.
But it's worth noting, those students are not emblematic of their larger peer
  cohort.
Conditions here are emblematic of the entire region.
Cuisine and dining traditions are emblematic of local culture.
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