The definition of an emblem is a badge or symbol, especially a picture with words that are a motto.(noun)
An example of an emblem is the Girl Scout symbol.
See emblem in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: orig., inlaid work < L emblema < Gr emblēma, insertion < emballein < en-, in + ballein, to throw, put: see ball
See emblem in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, pictorial fable
Origin: , from Latin emblēma, raised ornament
Origin: , from Greek, embossed design
Origin: , from emballein, to insert, set in
Origin: : en-, in; see en-2
Origin: + ballein, to throw; see gwelə- in Indo-European roots.
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