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monogram

mon·o·gram

monogram

 
pronunciation:
ma n graem
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a design made from two or more initials. A monogram is used to mark or decorate things such as a person's clothing or writing paper.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: monogrammed, monogramming, monograms
definition: to mark with a design made of two or more initials.
The shop monogrammed Bill O. Washington's shirt with "BOW."
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Monogram is formed from two ancient Greek words. Mono- means "one" or "single." Gramma means "letter."
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