logogram


logo·gram

noun \ˈl-gə-ˌgram, ˈlä-\

Definition of LOGOGRAM

:  a letter, symbol, or sign used to represent an entire word <the ampersand and dollar sign are logograms>
logo·gram·mat·ic \ˌl-gə-grə-ˈma-tik, ˌlä-\ adjective

First Known Use of LOGOGRAM

1840

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