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monogram

[ mon-uh-gram ]
/ 藞m蓲n 蓹藢gr忙m /
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noun
a design consisting of two or more alphabetic letters combined or interlaced, commonly one's initials, often printed on stationery, embroidered on clothing, etc.
a single emblematic or decorative letter; applied initial.
verb (used with object), mon路o路grammed, mon路o路gram路ming.
to decorate with a monogram.
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Origin of monogram

1600鈥10; <Late Latin monogramma, irregular <Late Greek mon贸grammon.See mono-, -gram1

OTHER WORDS FROM monogram

mon路o路gram路mat路ic [mon-uh-gruh-mat-ik], /藢m蓲n 蓹 gr蓹藞m忙t 瑟k/, mon路o路gram路mat路i路cal, mon路o路gram路mic, adjectiveun路mon路o路grammed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH monogram

monogram , monograph
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British Dictionary definitions for monogram

monogram
/ (藞m蓲n蓹藢伞r忙m) /

noun
a design of one or more letters, esp initials, embroidered on clothing, printed on stationery, etc
verb monograms, monogramming or monogrammed
(tr; usually passive) to decorate (clothing, stationery, etc) with a monogram

Derived forms of monogram

monogrammatic (藢m蓲n蓹伞r蓹藞m忙t瑟k), adjective

Word Origin for monogram

C17: from Late Latin monogramma, from Greek; see mono-, -gram
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