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a combining form meaning “image,” “likeness,” used in the formation of compound words: iconology.

Nearby words

icky, icon, iconic, iconic memory, iconium, icono-, iconoclasm, iconoclast, iconoclastic, iconograph, iconographic
Also especially before a vowel, icon-.

Origin of icono-

< Latin < Greek eikono-, combining form of eikṓn icon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for icono-


before a vowel icon-

combining form

indicating an image or likenessiconology

Word Origin for icono-

from Greek: icon
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