from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A written symbol representing an entire spoken word without expressing its pronunciation; for example, for 4 read "four” in English, "quattro” in Italian. Also called ideogram, logograph.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase (e.g. a character of the Chinese writing system).
- n. A graphical symbol representing a concept or thing, as in roadside signs; a logo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A word letter; a phonogram, that, for the sake of brevity, represents a word. Cf. grammalogue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A word-sign; a single written character, or a combination of characters regarded as a unit, representing a whole word.
- n. A versified puzzle containing synonyms of a number of words derived from a single word by recombining its letters, the solution depending upon the guessing of the derived words from the synonyms, and the discovery from the former of the original word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation
logo- + -gram (Wiktionary)