telegram etymology

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

Detailed word origin of telegram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gram English (eng) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
tele- English (eng) Over a distance. Telegraph. Telephone. Teleport. Television.
telegram English (eng) To send a telegram. A message transmitted by telegraph.

Words with the same origin as telegram

Descendants of -gram
hologram sonic sound sounded sounding soundtrack ultrasound unison
Descendants of tele-
radio telepathic telescope television