lipogram

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λειπογγράμμα (leipongrámma), from λείπω (leípō, leaving out) +‎ γράμμα (grámma, letter), 18th c.

Noun[edit]

lipogram (plural lipograms)

  1. (literature) A word or writing that does not use a particular symbol or symbols.
    "transubstantiationalists" is a particularly long lipogram, not using the letter "e"

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