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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sentence that uses all the letters of the alphabet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet, such as "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" in English.


From Ancient Greek παν ("everything") + γράμμα ("letter"), thus "all letters". (Wiktionary)



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