ideography

noun ide·og·ra·phy \ ˌi-dē-ˈä-grə-fē , ˌī- \

Definition of ideography

1 : the use of ideograms
2 : the representation of ideas by graphic symbols

First Known Use of ideography

circa 1846

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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