Etymology[ 'em-bl&m ] (noun.) 15th century. Old French embleme Latin emblema (“raised ornaments on vessels, tessellated work, mosaic”) Ancient Greek ἔμβλημα (emblema, “an insertion”) ἔμβάλλειν (emballein, “to put in, to lay on”).
Synonymsadumbration, arms, attribute, badge, banner, betoken, brand, character, coat of arms, colophon, colors, design, device, figure, flag, hallmark, identification, image, impress, insignia
Tensesemblems, embleming, emblemed
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