[id-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, ahy-dee-]
- an ideogram.
Origin of ideograph
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Examples from the Web for ideograph
The picture, the ideograph, the symbol—these are not the thing.Breaking Point
James E. Gunn
For example, the ideograph for a "mess-mate" is a man and a fire.
Its ideograph is the sign of the sun together with the sign of the moon.
Most of these symbols are compounded of an ideograph and a letter of the alphabet.Indo-China and Its Primitive People
Thus a chessboard was an ideograph, and stood for a gift, and sometimes a building.Cleopatra's Needle
Word Origin and History for ideograph
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper