logogram

noun
logo·gram | \ˈlȯ-gə-ˌgram, ˈlä-\

Definition of logogram 

: a letter, symbol, or sign used to represent an entire word the ampersand and dollar sign are logograms

Other Words from logogram

logogrammatic \ˌlȯ-gə-grə-ˈma-tik, ˌlä- \ adjective

First Known Use of logogram

1840, in the meaning defined above

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