pictograph


pic·to·graph

noun \-ˌgraf\

Definition of PICTOGRAPH

1
:  an ancient or prehistoric drawing or painting on a rock wall
2
:  one of the symbols belonging to a pictorial graphic system
3
:  a diagram representing statistical data by pictorial forms
pic·to·graph·ic \ˌpik-tə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

Origin of PICTOGRAPH

Latin pictus + English -o- + -graph
First Known Use: 1851

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, rune, symbology, wedge

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