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 for tangram
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tangram \Tan"gram\, n. [Cf. Trangram.]
     A Chinese toy made by cutting a square of thin wood, or other
     suitable material, into seven pieces, as shown in the cut,
     these pieces being capable of combination in various ways, so
     as to form a great number of different figures. It is now
     often used in primary schools as a means of instruction.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven
           pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs

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