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lineament (n.)

early 15c., liniament, "distinctive feature of the body, outline," from Latin lineamentum "contour, outline; a feature," literally "a line, stroke, mark," from lineare "to reduce to a straight line" (here apparently in an unrecorded sense "trace lines"), from linea "string, thread, line" (see line (n.)). Figurative sense of "a characteristic" is attested from 1630s.

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Definitions of lineament from WordNet

lineament (n.)
a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something;
Synonyms: quality / character
lineament (n.)
the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin;
his lineaments were very regular
Synonyms: feature
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