Definitions

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

  • noun plural Identifying marks; indications.
  • noun plural Markings on bulk mailings used as a substitute for stamps or cancellations.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Discriminating marks; badges; tokens; indications; symptoms: as, indicia of fraud; indicia of disease.

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

  • noun plural (Law) Discriminating marks; signs; tokens; indications; appearances.

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

  • noun Distinctive markings; indications.
  • noun philately A preprinted marking on a mailpiece which shows that postage has been paid by the sender.

Etymologies

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

[Latin, pl. of indicium, sign, from index, indic-, indicator; see index.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin plural of indicium ("a notice, information, discovery, sign, mark, token"), from index ("index"); see index.

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