a combining form meaning “image,” “likeness,” used in the formation of compound words: iconology.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Also especially before a vowel, icon-.
Origin of icono-
<Latin <Greek eikono-, combining form of eikṓnicon
Words nearby icono-
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British Dictionary definitions for icono-
before a vowel icon-
indicating an image or likenessiconology
Word Origin for icono-
from Greek: icon
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