hexagram etymology

English word hexagram comes from English hexa- (Forming compound words with the sense of "six".), English -gram (Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.)

Detailed word origin of hexagram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hexa- English (eng) Forming compound words with the sense of "six".
-gram English (eng) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
hexagram English (eng) A hollow six-pointed star formed by overlapping two equilateral triangles.. A large silver coin minted during the Byzantine Empire.. Any of the 64 sets of solid and broken lines formed by combinations of 2 trigrams used for divination in the I Ching.

Words with the same origin as hexagram

Descendants of hexa-
blowhard cookware flatware glassware hard hardball hardcore hardman hardness hardware hardwired hardwood hardworking hexagon malware natural silverware soft softball softie softness software softy spyware tableware
Descendants of -gram
hologram sonic sound telegram ultrasound unison