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phonogram

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noun pho·no·gram \ˈfō-nə-ˌgram\

Definition of phonogram

  1. 1 :  a character or symbol used to represent a word, syllable, or phoneme

  2. 2 :  a succession of orthographic letters that occurs with the same phonetic value in several words (as the ight of bright, fight, and flight)



Origin and Etymology of phonogram

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1864


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