Definition of Eidos

1. Noun. (anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group.

Generic synonyms: Attribute
Category relationships: Anthropology



Definition of Eidos

1. an essence [n EIDE] - See also: essence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eidos

eiderdowns
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eidetic
eidetic image
eidetic imagery
eidetic memories
eidetic memory
eidetically
eidetics
eidograph
eidographs
eidola
eidolic
eidolon
eidolons
eidos (current term)
eif-1
eif-2
eif-2 kinase
eifelite
eigen-
eigenanalysis
eigenbases
eigenbasis
eigencoefficient
eigencoefficients
eigencurves
eigendecomposition

Literary usage of Eidos

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1. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary: Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of by Joseph Paxton (1868)
"From glossa, a tongue, and eidos, like ; alluding to the tongue-like appendage within the flower. Linn. 20, Or. 1, Nat. ..."

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