American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something written or drawn; a record: cardiogram.
- n. A direct mail solicitation or personally delivered message or gift: candygram.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A suffix indicating something drawn or written, a drawing, writing; -- as, monogram, telegram, chronogram.
- From Ancient Greek suffix -γραμμα (-gramma), from γράμμα (gramma, "written character, letter, that which is drawn"), from γράφω (graphō, "to scratch, to scrape, to graze") (Wiktionary)
- Greek -gramma, from gramma, letter; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots. Sense 2, from telegram. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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