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Oxford dictionary definition of the word icon:
1 (also ikon) a devotional painting of Christ or another holy figure, typically executed on wood and used ceremonially in the Byzantine and other Eastern Churches.
2a person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or as worthy of veneration:
this iron-jawed icon of American manhood
3 Computing a symbol or graphic representation on a screen of a program, option, or window.
4 Linguistics a sign which has a characteristic in common with the thing it signifies, for example the word snarl pronounced in a snarling way.
mid 16th century (in the sense ‘simile’): via Latin from Greek eikōn ‘likeness, image’. Current senses date from the mid 19th century onwards