Etymology
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ideograph (n.)

"character or symbol which suggests an object without expressing its name," 1841, from ideo-, here as a combining form of idea, + -graph "instrument for recording; something written." Related: Ideographic (1822); ideographical.

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Definitions of ideograph

ideograph (n.)
a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it;
Synonyms: ideogram
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