Idolon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Idolon Appearance or image; a phantasm; a spectral image; also, a mental image or idea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n idolon An image.
    • n idolon A false mental image or conception; a mistaken notion; a fallacy. See idol, 4.
    • n idolon Also spelled eidolon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Idolon ī-dō′lon same as Idol, an image: a mistaken notion.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Idol; cf. Eidolon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. eidōlon, an image.