Definition of monogram noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnəɡræm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnəɡræm//
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two or more letters, usually the first letters of somebody’s names, that are combined in a design and marked on items of clothing, etc. that they own The shirt had a tiny monogram embroidered on the pocket. Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French monogramme, from late Latin monogramma, from Greek.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monogram