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English definition of “ideogram”

ideogram

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪd.i.ə.ɡræm/ (also ideograph) us  
a written sign or symbol that represents an idea or object, used in some writing systems such as ChineseSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
(Definition of ideogram from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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