noun ideo·gram \ˈi-dē-ə-ˌgram, ˈī-\

Definition of IDEOGRAM

:  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
:  logogram
ideo·gram·ic or ideo·gram·mic \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈgra-mik, ˌī-\ adjective
ideo·gram·mat·ic \-dē-ō-grə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of IDEOGRAM



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