cryptogram

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noun cryp·to·gram \ˈkrip-tə-ˌgram\

Definition of cryptogram

  1. 1 :  a communication in cipher or code

  2. 2 :  a figure or representation having a hidden significance

Origin and Etymology of cryptogram

French cryptogramme, from crypt- + -gramme -gram


First Known Use: 1878


CRYPTOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners

cryptogram

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noun cryp·to·gram \ˈkrip-tə-ˌgram\

Definition of cryptogram for English Language Learners

  • : a message that is written in code


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