cryptogram

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noun cryp·to·gram \ ˈkrip-tə-ˌgram \

Definition of cryptogram

1 :a communication in cipher or code
2 :a figure or representation having a hidden significance

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Origin and Etymology of cryptogram

French cryptogramme, from crypt- + -gramme -gram


CRYPTOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners

cryptogram

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Definition of cryptogram for English Language Learners

  • : a message that is written in code


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