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ideogram

[id-ee-uh-gram, ahy-dee-] /ˈɪd i əˌgræm, ˈaɪ di-/
noun
1.
a written symbol that represents an idea or object directly rather than a particular word or speech sound, as a Chinese character.
2.
a written symbol, as 7, =, logogram.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; ideo- + -gram1
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British Dictionary definitions for ideogram

ideogram

/ˈɪdɪəʊˌɡræm/
noun
1.
a sign or symbol, used in such writing systems as those of China or Japan, that directly represents a concept, idea, or thing rather than a word or set of words for it
2.
any graphic sign or symbol, such as %, @, &, etc
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Word Origin and History for ideogram
n.

1838, from comb. form of Greek idea (see idea) + -gram.

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