hierogram

(redirected from hierograms)

hierogram

(ˈhaɪərəˌɡræm)
n
a sacred symbol
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

hierogram

sacred writing or a sacred character or symbol. — hierogrammatist, n.hierogrammatic, hierogrammatical, adj.
See also: Writing
sacred writing or a sacred character or symbol. — hierogrammatist, n., — hierogrammatic, hierogrammatical, adj.
See also: Sacredness
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
These mysterious hierograms scratched in the canvas come back alternately as an immutable imprint.
For example, the hierograms of Indian expression, the sacred symbols, stem from a particular world view that attributes to words and sounds a spiritual element.