Definition of favicon in English:
An icon associated with a particular website, typically displayed in the address bar of a browser accessing the site or next to the site name in a user’s list of bookmarks.
- That icon will do for all pages on that site and is officially a Favorites Icon or favicon, to use Microsoft's term.
- I know that I've done something right, because when I add this site to my Favourites and then access it again, I see the favicon in my Address bar.
- It came back after being down for a few hours, and I instantly noticed something new: the favicon was Yahoo's Y!
Early 21st century: blend of favourites and icon.
Definition of favicon in:
- US English dictionary
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