calligram

noun cal·li·gram \ˈkaləˌgram\

Definition of calligram

plural

-s

  1. :  a design in which the letters of a word (such as a name) are rearranged so as to form a decorative pattern or figure (as for a seal) — compare monogram

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Origin and Etymology of calligram

calli- + -gram


First Known Use: 1923


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