grammalogue

[ gram-uh-lawg, -log ]
/ ˈgræm əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg /

noun

a word symbolized by a sign or letter.

Origin of grammalogue

< Greek grámma letter + -logue
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Examples from the Web for grammalogue

  • 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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