Lengua inglesa
1 said of two different items: exactly the same in every respect Her coat was identical to mine .
2 said of the same item on two or more different occasions: the very same It was the identical room we'd stayed in years ago .
3 said of twins: developed from a single fertilized egg, being always of the same sex and closely resembling each other both physically and mentally. Technical equivalent monozygotic. Compare fraternal (sense 2).
[17c: from Latin identicus , from idem the same]
identically adverb .
identicalness noun .

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