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not employing or permitting images, idols, etc.:
an aniconic religion.
not forming an image.
of or relating to aniconism.
Historical Examples

This is not necessarily the case with the worshipper of aniconic or unshaped gods.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 Various

The question arises: must the stage of aniconic gods historically precede and lead up to that of pictures and images?
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 Various

Here then in the most marked manner the aniconic sacrament has ousted pictures and statues.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 Various

(of images of deities, symbols, etc) not portrayed in a human or animal form


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