iconic

[ahy-kon-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an icon.
2.
Art. (of statues, portraits, etc.) executed according to a convention or tradition.
Also, iconical.


Origin:
1650–60; < Latin īconicus < Greek eikonikós, equivalent to eikon- (stem of eikṓn) icon + -ikos -ic

iconically, adverb
iconicity [ahy-kuh-nis-i-tee] , noun
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iconic or iconical (aɪˈkɒnɪk)
 
adj
1.  relating to, resembling, or having the character of an icon
2.  (of memorial sculptures, esp those depicting athletes of ancient Greece) having a fixed conventional style
 
iconical or iconical
 
adj

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Example sentences
Forty years on, she is more than emblematic, she is iconic.
Reading it undermines the iconic idea of it as a univocal, divinely authored
  book and our desire to attach to it as such.
Her iconic loaf is dense, white and crumbling, studded with raisins and caraway
  seeds.
Lately, though, the status of the iconic animal has been up for debate.
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