Favicon meaning

făvĭ-kŏn, fāvī-kŏn
A symbol or graphic associated with a website.
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(FAVorites ICON) An icon that is picked up from the website to accompany the site name in the Bookmarks/Favorites bar and on the browser tabs. The browser retrieves the icon by looking for the FAVICON.ICO file on the website. See Favorites.
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(web design) An icon associated with a particular website, and typically displayed in the address bar of a browser viewing the site.
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Origin of favicon

  • fav(orite) icon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the original filename used by Internet Explorer, "favicon.ico", an abbreviation of favorite followed by icon.

    From Wiktionary