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

     

    pictogram

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪktəɡræm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪktəɡræm//
     
     
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  1. 1a picture representing a word or phrase
  2. 2a diagram that uses pictures to represent amounts or numbers of a particular thing
  3. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin pict- ‘painted’ (from the verb pingere) + -gram.