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i·con

icon

 
pronunciation:
aI kan
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an image, likeness, or symbol.
similar words:
image, likeness
definition 2: an image or picture of a religious figure which is itself seen as holy by some Christian churches.
 
similar words:
idol
definition 3: a person or thing that is an object of great respect and admiration.
Michael Jackson is a pop icon.Einstein was an icon of twentieth-century physics.
similar words:
idol
derivations: iconic (adj.), iconical (adj.), iconically (adv.)
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The word icon contains the following part:
icon, icono Greek root that means image