id·e·o·gram (ĭdē-ə-grăm′, īdē-)
1. A character or symbol representing an idea or a thing without expressing the pronunciation of a particular word or words for it, as in the traffic sign commonly used for "no parking" or "parking prohibited." Also called ideograph.
2. See logogram.
3. A graphic symbol, such as &, $, or @.
id′e·o·gram·matic (-grə-mătĭk) adj.
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