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mŏnogrammus or -os , -on , adj., = μονόγραμμος, lit. of pictures,
I.that consist of lines merely, outlined, sketched; hence transf.,
I. Of incorporeal gods, shadowy: “Epicurus monogrammos Deos et nihil agentes commentus est,Cic. N. D. 2, 23, 59.—Hence, as subst.: mŏnogrammus , i, m., comically, a skeleton, a shadow: “monogrammi dicti sunt homines macie pertenues ac decolores: tractum a picturā, quae priusquam coloribus corporatur, umbra fingitur,Non. 37, 11 sq.; Lucil. ap. Non. l. l.—
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