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1.
A combination between Legend and Icon.

Noun

Licon (plural Licons)

1. A story of unknown image, picture, or other representational origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events.

2. A story in which a kernel of truth is embellished to an unlikely degree often done on wooden panels.

3. A leading protagonist in a historical legendary person or thing that is the best example of a certain profession or some doing.

4. Any person of extraordinary accomplishment which represents something.

5. A fabricated backstory of Heroes and Villians, complete with appropriate documents and records, whereby the form reflects and is determined by the referent; onomatopoeic persons are necessarily all Licons.

Related terms

Liconic, Liconical,
Real-Life Superheroes will one day become true licons.
by Mikekal July 25, 2009
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