iconomatic

adjective
icono·​mat·​ic
variants: or ikonomatic \ (¦)ī¦känə¦matik , ¦īkən-​ \

Definition of iconomatic

: of or relating to a form of writing believed to be intermediate between picture writing and phonetic writing in which pictures or signs stand not for objects themselves but for their names considered as phonetic elements only

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Other Words from iconomatic

iconomatically \ -​tə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for iconomatic

icon- + onomat-, onoma name + English -ic

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“Iconomatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iconomatic. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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