from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Something written or drawn; a record: cardiogram.
  • suffix A direct mail solicitation or personally delivered message or gift: candygram.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A suffix indicating something drawn or written, a drawing, writing; -- as, monogram, telegram, chronogram.


Greek -gramma, from gramma, letter; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots. Sense 2, from telegram.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek suffix -γραμμα (-gramma), from γράμμα (gramma, "written character, letter, that which is drawn"), from γράφω (graphō, "to scratch, to scrape, to graze") (Wiktionary)


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