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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek σημειωτικός (sēmeiōtikós, observant of signs), ultimately derived from σῆμα (sêma, mark, sign). Compare semiotics.

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semiotic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to semiotics or to semantics.
    • 2012, Michele Zappavigna, Discourse of Twitter and Social Media[1]:
      Applying a meme beyond its semiotic used-by date is undesirable, lowering status.
  2. (medicine, dated) Of or relating to the signs or symptoms of diseases.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “semiotic”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French sémiotique.

Adjective edit

semiotic m or n (feminine singular semiotică, masculine plural semiotici, feminine and neuter plural semiotice)

  1. semiotic

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