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1monogram

noun mono·gram \ˈmä-nə-ˌgram\

: a symbol that has the first letters of a person's first, middle, and last names and that is put on towels, blankets, clothes, etc., as a decoration or to show ownership

Full Definition of MONOGRAM

:  a sign of identity usually formed of the combined initials of a name
mono·gram·mat·ic \ˌmä-nə-grə-ˈma-tik\ adjective
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Origin of MONOGRAM

Late Latin monogramma, from Greek mon- + gramma letter — more at gram
First Known Use: circa 1696

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

2monogram

verb
monogrammedmonogram·ming

Definition of MONOGRAM

transitive verb
:  to mark with a monogram
mono·gram·mer \-ˌgra-mər\ noun

First Known Use of MONOGRAM

1868

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge
MONOGRAMMATIC Defined for Kids

monogram

noun mono·gram \ˈmä-nə-ˌgram\

Definition of MONOGRAM for Kids

:  a design usually made by combining two or more of a person's initials

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