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grammalogue

[ gram-uh-lawg, -log ]
/ ˈgræm əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg /
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noun
a word symbolized by a sign or letter.
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Origin of grammalogue

<Greek grámma letter + -logue
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How to use grammalogue in a sentence

  • He encounters a grammalogue, from which, after a bloody struggle, he removes the vowels.

British Dictionary definitions for grammalogue

grammalogue
/ (ˈɡræməˌlɒɡ) /

noun
(in shorthand) a sign or symbol representing a word

Word Origin for grammalogue

C19: from Greek, gramma letter + logos word
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