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logo- comb. form of Gr. lógos mainly in the sense of ‘word’ (see next). The earliest recorded Eng. words are: logogriph kind of engima involving words (XVI), — F. logogriphe, f. Gr. lógos + grîphos fishing-basket, riddle; logomachy contention about words (XVI), — Gr. logomakhíā. A mod. formation is logotype type of several letters cast in one piece (XIX).