- an anagram, or a puzzle involving anagrams.
- a puzzle in which a certain word, and other words formed from any or all of its letters, must be guessed from indications given in a set of verses.
Origin of logogriph
1590–1600; logo- + Greek grîphos a fishing basket, riddle
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Examples from the Web for logogriph
The circle of the sciences was for Castanier something like a logogriph for a man who does not know the key to it.Melmoth Reconciled
Honore de Balzac
- a word puzzle, esp one based on recombination of the letters of a word
C16: via French from logo- + Greek grīphos puzzle
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Word Origin and History for logogriph
a type of word puzzle based on synonyms, etc., and often in the form of a verse, 1590s, from French logogriphe, from Greek logos (see logos) + griphos "riddle," literally "fishing basket."
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