HyperDic: totem

English > 2 senses of the word totem:
NOUNgrouptotema clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
artifacttotememblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant
totem > pronunciation
Soundstow'tahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > totem: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object.
MemberstotemistA person who belongs to a clan or tribe having a totem
Broaderkin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribegroup of people related by blood or marriage
Spanishtótem
Catalantòtem
English > totem: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningemblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians).
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderemblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
Spanishtotem, tótem
Catalantòtem
Adjectivestotemicrelating to totemism

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