Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being or constituting a diplomatic action or diplomatic language in which two or more governments agree to use the same forms in their relations with other governments.
  • adjective Identical.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as identical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Identical.
  • adjective In diplomacy (esp. in the form identic), precisely agreeing in sentiment or opinion and form or manner of expression; -- applied to concerted action or language which is used by two or more governments in treating with another government.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Identical.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Medieval Latin identicus, identical; see identical.]

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From French identique, from Medieval Latin identicus ("the same"), from Latin identi-, from idem ("the same").

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