emblematic

[ em-bluh-mat-ik ]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.

Origin of emblematic

1
1635–45; <Greek emblēmat-, stem of émblēma (see emblem) + -ic
  • Also em·blem·at·i·cal [em-bluh-mat-i-kuhl] /ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪ kəl/ .

Other words from emblematic

  • em·blem·at·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • em·blem·at·i·cal·ness, noun

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