monogram

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Classical Latin adjective monogrammus, from the conjectured Ancient Greek * μονόγραμμος (monogrammos, outlined”, “drawn with single lines).

Noun[edit]

monogram (plural monograms)

  1. (obsolete) A picture drawn in line only, before the colour and/or shading is applied; an outline sketch.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Formed as mono- +‎ -gram, by analogy with epigram.

Noun[edit]

monogram (plural monograms)

  1. (obsolete, rare) A sentence consisting of only one line, or an epigram consisting of only one verse, of poetry.

References[edit]

  • †monogram, n.²” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [draft revision; Mar. 2010]

Etymology 3[edit]

The noun derives from the post-Classical Latin monogrammum, itself from the Byzantine Greek μονόγραμμον (monogrammon); cf. the French and Middle French monogramme, as well as the Italian monogramma. The verb derives from the noun; compare the earlier adjective monogrammed and the slightly earlier noun monogramming.

Noun[edit]

The royal monogram of Marguerite of Lorraine (1615–1672), Duchess of Orléans and Alençon

monogram (plural monograms)

  1. A design composed of one or more letters, often intertwined, used as an identifying mark of an individual or institution.
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References[edit]
  • monogram, n.³” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [draft revision; Mar. 2010]

Verb[edit]

monogram (third-person singular simple present monograms, present participle monogramming, simple past and past participle monogrammed)

  1. (transitive) To mark something with a monogram.
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References[edit]
  • monogram, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [draft revision; Mar. 2010]

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Polish[edit]

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monogram m

  1. monogram

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