Definition of tetragram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtetrəˌɡram/


A word consisting of four letters or characters.
Example sentences
  • But around 300 BC, still worried about taking God's name in vain, they began even substituting these tetragrams with the word, Adhonai, which simply means Lord.
  • Yes, the latest issue of WordWays, the oddest journal on the planet, announces that computer-aided searches of the OED have found 523 of the 625 vowel tetragrams.

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Syllabification: tet·ra·gram

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