Definitions for pictographˈpɪk təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pic•to•graphˈpɪk təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf(n.)
a single pictorial sign or symbol, as in a system of picture writing.
Category: Language/Linguistics, Common Vocabulary
a record consisting of pictorial symbols, as a graph or chart with figures representing a certain number of people, objects, etc.
a painting or drawing on a rock wall or the like by ancient or prehistoric peoples.
Origin of pictograph:
1850–55; < L pict(us) painted (see picture ) + -o - + -graph
a graphic character used in picture writing
a picture that represents a word or an idea; a hieroglyph
a graphic character
a graph that represents numerical data using pictures.
a picture or hieroglyph representing and expressing an idea