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



BrE BrE//ˈlɒɡəɡræm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːɡəɡræm//
, NAmE//ˈlɑːɡəɡræm//
(also logograph
BrE BrE//ˈlɒɡəɡrɑːf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːɡəɡræf//
, NAmE//ˈlɑːɡəɡræf//
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a symbol that represents a word or phrase, for example those used in ancient writing systems Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Greek logos ‘word’ + -gram (see gram).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: logogram