Anagram vs Anadrome - What's the difference?

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Anagram is a see also of anadrome.


As nouns the difference between anagram and anadrome

is that anagram is (of words) a word or phrase that is created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase while anadrome is a word which forms a different word when spelled backwards.

As a verb anagram

is to form anagrams.

anagram

Alternative forms

* anagramme (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (of words) A word or phrase that is created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase.
  • The word "silent" is an anagram of "listen".

    Derived terms

    * anagrammatic * anagrammatise * anagrammatism * anagrammatist

    See also

    * alphagram * palindrome

    Verb

  • To form anagrams.
  • ----

    anadrome

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A word which forms a different word when spelled backwards.
  • ''"desserts" and "stressed" are believed to be the longest common English anadromes
  • An anadromous fish.
  • See also

    * palindrome * anagram * semordnilap ----