cryptogram etymology

English word cryptogram comes from English -gram (Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.), English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.)

Detailed word origin of cryptogram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gram English (eng) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
cryptogram English (eng) (games) A type of word puzzle in which text encoded by a simple cipher is to be decoded.

Words with the same origin as cryptogram

Descendants of -gram
hologram sonic sound telegram ultrasound unison
Descendants of crypto-
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