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One entry found for rebus.
Main Entry: re·bus
Pronunciation: primarystressremacron-bschwas
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin rebus "by things," from res "thing, matter" --related to REAL, REPUBLIC
: a riddle or puzzle made up of letters, pictures, and symbols whose names sound like the syllables and words of a phrase or sentence
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