Other Word Forms of Monogram
Origin of Monogram
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.
Late Latin monogramma from Late Greek monogrammon from neuter of monogrammos consisting of a single letter Greek mono- mono- Greek gramma letter –gram
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the Classical Latin adjective monogrammus, from the conjectured Ancient Greek * μονόγραμμος (monogrammos, “outlined", “drawn with single lines").
Formed as mono- +"Ž -gram, by analogy with epigram.
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