Is there an icon for the word icon?

I am trying to build a website like flaticon, and made me wonder, is there an icon for icons?

Like there are icons for settings or database.

  • There is no generic icon for icons, no. Why would you need one?
    – Summer
    Aug 31, 2016 at 8:27
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    Something different that came to mind for me was something like an ancient civilisation icon (e.g Mayan figure)
    – Bagseye
    Aug 31, 2016 at 8:39
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    Is this a philosophical question? n_n
    – Rafael
    Aug 31, 2016 at 14:25

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Probably there is no icon for the word "icon", I would use shapes to describe that word like The Noun Project's logo.

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    Hello Onur! Eh, that's bad to hear :( We do have some requirements to our answers, but those requirements should not be enforced in an aggressive tone. If any user (even a mod like myself) treats you rudely, don't hesitate to flag their post. This answer does look good to me. Officially, I'd have to delete / edit out your complaint and forward you to meta to discuss it--because that's the proper place for well, meta-discussion. If our general tone is of an issue to you, I'd love to see your meta post about it. Please keep contributing!
    – Vincent
    Dec 15, 2016 at 13:21
  • Thank you Vincent, you can definitely delete/edit my complaint. I'll write a meta post about it. Dec 15, 2016 at 13:23

This is an icon for "icon" in dev tools (Visual Studio):D

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  • That isn't an icon for "Icon", it is an icon for an icon file. And I doubt that would be understood to mean icon in any situation.
    – Cai
    Aug 31, 2016 at 8:10
  • Would be a better answer if you could expand and show where else this symbol is used... rather specific in this case
    – Luciano
    Aug 31, 2016 at 8:11

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