- a combining form meaning “image,” “likeness,” used in the formation of compound words: iconology.
Also especially before a vowel, icon-.
Origin of icono-
< Latin < Greek eikono-, combining form of eikṓn icon
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before a vowel icon-
- indicating an image or likenessiconology
from Greek: icon
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