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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: identity + kit

identikit™

noun
     
i‧den‧ti‧kit™ [countable] British English
1SCC a method used by the police in which a picture of a criminal is produced from descriptions given by people who have seen the crime take place [= composite American English]
an identikit picture
2 used to describe things that are all exactly the same, with no interesting or unusual features:
new identikit cities

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