ideograph

[ id-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, ahy-dee- ]
/ ˈɪd i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈaɪ di- /
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noun

an ideogram.

Origin of ideograph

First recorded in 1825–35; ideo- + -graph
Related forms
Can be confusedideograph idiograph
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Word Origin and History for ideographic

ideograph


n.

late 1830s, from comb. form of Greek idea (see idea) + -graph "instrument for recording; something written." Related: Ideographic (1822); ideographical.

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