Examples from the Web for pictographic
Neither do his pictographic dramas have any resemblance to the covers from which his characters hail.
The figure at the base of the pictographic painting represents the mammoth whale upon whose back the whole creation rests.Indian Legends of Vancouver Island|Alfred Carmichael
Pictographic writing, which is so well known among the Micmacs, was also practised by the Passamaquoddies.Contribution to Passamaquoddy Folk-Lore|J. Walter Fewkes
Pictographic messages are used whenever a certain norm or rule has to be observed.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for pictographic
Word Origin for pictograph
Word Origin and History for pictographic
"picture or symbol representing an idea," 1851, from Latin pictus "painted," past participle of pingere "to paint" (see paint (v.)) + -graph "something written." First used in reference to American Indian writing. Related: Pictography.