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iconic

[ahy-kon-ik] /aɪˈkɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of an icon.
2.
Art. (of statues, portraits, etc.) executed according to a convention or tradition.
Also, iconical.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin īconicus < Greek eikonikós, equivalent to eikon- (stem of eikṓn) icon + -ikos -ic
Related forms
iconically, adverb
iconicity
[ahy-kuh-nis-i-tee] /ˌaɪ kəˈnɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for iconicity

iconic

/aɪˈkɒnɪk/
adjective
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
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Word Origin and History for iconicity

iconic

adj.

1650s, from Late Latin iconicus, from Greek eikonikos "pertaining to an image," from eikon (see icon).

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