|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|1.||Also called: numerically identical being one and the same individual: Cicero and Tully are identical|
|2.||Also called: quantitatively identical exactly alike, equal, or agreeing|
|3.||Compare fraternal designating either or both of a pair of twins of the same sex who developed from a single fertilized ovum that split into two|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin identicus, from Latin idem the same]|
identical i·den·ti·cal (ī-děn'tĭ-kəl)
Exactly equal and alike.
Of or relating to a twin or twins developed from the same fertilized ovum and having the same genetic makeup and closely similar appearance; monozygotic.