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ideogram

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noun ideo·gram \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌgram, ˈī-\

Definition of ideogram

  1. 1 :  a picture or symbol used in a system of writing to represent a thing or an idea but not a particular word or phrase for it; especially :  one that represents not the object pictured but some thing or idea that the object pictured is supposed to suggest

  2. 2 :  logogram

ideogramic

or

ideogrammic

play \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈgra-mik, ˌī-\ adjective

ideogrammatic

play \-dē-ō-grə-ˈma-tik\ adjective


1838

First Known Use of ideogram

1838


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