Etymology
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eidetic (adj.)

"pertaining to the faculty of projecting images," 1924, from German eidetisch, coined by German psychologist Erich Jaensch, from Greek eidetikos "pertaining to images," also "pertaining to knowledge," from eidesis "knowledge," from eidos "form, shape" (see -oid).

updated on November 30, 2017

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Definitions of eidetic from WordNet

eidetic (adj.)
of visual imagery of almost photographic accuracy;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.