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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: anagramme, from Greek anagrammatismos, from ana- ( ANACHRONISM) + gramma 'letter'

anagram

noun
     
Related topics: Literature
an‧a‧gram [countable]
AL a word or phrase that is made by changing the order of the letters in another word or phrase:
'Silent' is an anagram of 'listen'.

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