logo etymology

English word logo comes from English -gram (Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.)

Detailed word origin of logo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gram English (eng) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
logogram English (eng) A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase (e.g. a character of the Chinese writing system).. A graphical symbol representing a concept or thing, as in roadside signs; a logo.. A kind of word puzzle: a logogriph.
logo English (eng) (science) A single graphic which contains one or more separate elements.. A symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of a company or organization.. An ensign, a badge of office, rank, or power.

Words with the same origin as logo

Descendants of -gram