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emblematic

[em-bluh-mat-ik] /ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
Also, emblematical.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Greek emblēmat-, stem of émblēma (see emblem) + -ic
Related forms
emblematically, adverb
emblematicalness, noun
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Word Origin and History for emblematical

emblematic

adj.

1640s, perhaps via French emblématique, from Greek emblematikos, from emblema (see emblem).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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