indicium

[in-dish-ee-uhm]
noun, plural indicia [in-dish-ee-uh] , indiciums.
indicia ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin: disclosure, sign, indication, equivalent to indic(āre) to make known (see indicate) + -ium -ium

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indicia

[in-dish-ee-uh]
plural noun, singular indicium.
1.
a postal marking used rather than a stamp or a regular cancellation on each item in a large shipment of prepaid mail.
2.
Often, indicium.
a.
a printed message or instruction, especially one stamped on a package: an indicium of “bulk mail.”
b.
an indication or token.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin, plural of indicium indicium

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indicia (ɪnˈdɪʃɪə)
 
pl n , sing -cium
distinguishing markings or signs; indications
 
[C17: from Latin, plural of indicium a notice, from index]
 
in'dicial
 
adj

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Example sentences
The postage amount in the indicium must be enough to prepay the postage in full.
The imposition of an obligation or the fixing of a legal relationship is the
  indicium of finality in the administrative process.
One indicium of this condition is its comparative economic condition.
Criminal conduct, whatever its nature, is a powerful indicium of a lack of
  contrition.
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