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lipogram

[lip-uh-gram, lahy-puh-] /ˈlɪp əˌgræm, ˈlaɪ pə-/
noun
1.
a written work composed of words chosen so as to avoid the use of one or more specific alphabetic characters.
Origin of lipogram
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15, lipogram is from the Greek word lipográmmatos missing a letter. See lipo-2, -gram1
Related forms
lipogrammatic
[lip-oh-gruh-mat-ik, lahy-poh-] /ˌlɪp oʊ grəˈmæt ɪk, ˌlaɪ poʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipogram

lipogram

/ˈlɪpəʊˌɡræm/
noun
1.
a piece of writing from which all words containing a particular letter have been deliberately omitted
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