[ law-guh-grif, log-uh- ]
/ ˈlɔ gə grɪf, ˈlɒg ə- /
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.
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Origin of logogriph
First recorded in 1590–1600; logo- + Greek grîphos “(woven) fishing basket, creel; something intricate, dark saying, riddle”
OTHER WORDS FROM logogriphlog·o·griph·ic, adjective
Words nearby logogriph
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Example sentences 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
British Dictionary definitions for logogriph
/ (ˈlɒɡəʊˌɡrɪf) /
a word puzzle, esp one based on recombination of the letters of a word
Derived forms of logogriphlogogriphic, adjective
Word Origin for logogriph
C16: via French from logo- + Greek grīphos puzzle
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