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monogram [Gr.,=single letter], symbol of a name or names, consisting typically of a letter or several letters worked together. A famous monogram is that of Christ, consisting of X (chi) and P (rho), the first two letters of Christ in Greek. The monogram has been commonly used by artists (e.g., Dürer), monarchs (e.g., E.R. for Elizabeth II), companies, societies, and others. Bridal monograms and monograms on clothing, silverware, jewelry, seals, and letterheads are common.

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mon·o·graph / ˈmänəˌgraf/ • n. a detailed written study of a single specialized subject or an aspect of it: a series of monographs on music in late medieval and Renaissance cities. • v. [tr.] write a monograph on; treat in a monograph. DERIVATIVES: mo·nog·ra·pher / məˈnägrəfər/ n. mo·nog·ra·phist / məˈnägrəfist/ n.

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mon·o·gram / ˈmänəˌgram/ • n. a motif of two or more letters, typically a person's initials, usually interwoven or otherwise combined in a decorative design, used as a logo or to identify a personal possession. • v. [tr.] decorate with a monogram: [as adj.] (monogrammed) monogrammed sheets. DERIVATIVES: mon·o·gram·mat·ic / ˌmänəgrəˈmatik/ adj.

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