|Origin:||Greek eikon, from eikenai 'to be like'|
a small sign or picture on a computer screen that is used to start a particular operation:
To open a new file, click on the icon.
someone famous who is admired by many people and is thought to represent an important idea:
a 60s cultural icon
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a picture or figure of a holy person that is used in worship in the Greek or Russian Orthodox Church