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noun - a puzzle where you decode a message consisting of pictures representing syllables and words
noun - a type of puzzle
REBUS - A rebus () is a puzzle device which combines the use of illustrated pictures with individual letters to depict words and/or phrases. For example: the...
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|Type of puzzle in which pictures or symbols represent words or phrases
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|A representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols, often presented as a puzzle.
|a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters for instance, iapexi might be represented by a picture of an ape followed by a letter iXi.
|a puzzle where you decode a message consisting of pictures representing syllables and words
A rebus () is a puzzle device which combines the use of illustrated pictures with individual letters to depict words and/or phrases. For example: the word been might be depicted by a "rebus" showing an illustrated bumblebee next to a plus sign (+) and the letter "n". It was a favorite form of heraldic expression used in the Middle Ages to denote surnames.
* For example, in its basic form, three salmon (fish) are used to denote the surname "Salmon". A more sophisticated example was the rebus of Bishop Walter Lyhart (d.1472) of Norwich, consisting of a stag (or hart) lying down in a conventional representation of water.
* The composition alludes to the name, profession or personal characteristics of the bearer, and speaks to the beholder Non verbis, sed rebus, which Latin expression signifies "not by words but by things" (res, rei (f), a thing, object, matter; rebus being ablative plural).