Totem

the symbolic association of animals with clans, family groups, and individuals in Ojibwa society

Totem

An animal, a plant, or a natural object serving among certain tribal or traditional peoples as the emblem of a clan or family and sometimes revered as its founder, ancestor, or guardian.

Totem

A totem is a being, object, or symbol representing an animal or plant that serves as an emblem of a group of people, such as a family, clan, group, lineage, or tribe, reminding them of their ancestry (or mythic past). In kinship and descent, if the apical ancestor of a clan is nonhuman, it is called a totem. Normally this belief is accompanied by ...
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TOTEM

TOTal Elastic and diffractive cross section Measurement (TOTEM) is one of the seven detector experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The other six are: ATLAS, ALICE, CMS, LHCb, LHCf, and MoEDAL. It shares intersection point IP5 with the Compact Muon Solenoid. The detector aims at measurement of total cross section, elastic scattering, an...
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Totem

• (n.) A rude picture, as of a bird, beast, or the like, used by the North American Indians as a symbolic designation, as of a family or a clan.
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totem

noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)
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Totem

[Paluzzi] Totem, is a public artwork by American-Spanish artist Rinaldo Paluzzi, located on the grounds of White River State Park, which is in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The sculpture is made of stainless steel and is a triangular shaped vertical `tube` with triangular and trapezoidal cut-outs in the steel. The piece sits centere...
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Totem

To'tem noun [ Massachusetts Indian wutohtimoin that to which a person or place belongs.] A rude picture, as of a bird, beast, or the like, used by the North American Indians as a symbolic designation, as of a family or a clan. « And they painted on the grave posts Of the graves, yet unforgott...
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totem

An object (usually an animal or plant) serving as the emblem of a family or clan and often as a reminder of its ancestry; something that serves as a revered symbol. ... Origin: Amer. Indian ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Totem

an object in the natural world collectively defined as sacred
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totem

totem (tō'tum) , an object, usually an animal or plant (or all animals or plants of that species), that is revered by members of a particular social group because of a mystical or ritual relationship that exists with that group. The totem—or rather, the spirit it embodies—repre...
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Totem

Totem is an Ojibway word describing an animal or plant related to an individual by totemism.
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totem

Type: Term Pronunciation: tō′tĕm Definitions: 1. An object (usually an animal or plant) serving as the emblem of a family or clan and often as a reminder of its ancestry; something that serves as a revered symbol.
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totem

[n] - a clan identified by their kinship to a common totemic object 2. [n] - emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant
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