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  1. ichthys(Noun)

    A stylized representation of a fish, used as a Christian symbol

  2. Origin: From ἰχθύς, which served as an acronym for Ἰησοῦς Χριστός θεοῦ υἱός σωτήρ.

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  1. Ichthys(noun)

    same as Ichthus

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  1. Ichthys

    Ichthys, from the Koine Greek word for fish: ἰχθύς, is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resemble the profile of a fish, used by early Christians as a secret Christian symbol and now known colloquially as the "sign of the fish" or the "Jesus fish."

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