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rebus

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noun
  • puzzle in which a word or phrase has to be guessed from pictures or diagrams representing the letters or syllables in it [Barron]
  • a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound; also: a riddle made up of such pictures or symbols [Taisha]

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