Meaning of TANGRAM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtaŋ-grəm, ˈtan- ]


Etymology: perhaps from Chinese (Beijing) táng Chinese + English -gram

Date: 1861

: a Chinese puzzle made by cutting a square of thin material into five triangles, a square, and a rhomboid which are capable of being recombined in many different figures

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