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decoupage

[ dey-koo-pahzh ]
/ 藢de瑟 ku藞p蓱蕭 /
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noun Also d茅路cou路page [dey-koo-pahzh; French dey-koo-pazh] /藢de瑟 ku藞p蓱蕭; French de瑟 ku藞pa蕭/ .
the art or technique of decorating something with cut-outs of paper, linoleum, plastic, or other flat material over which varnish or lacquer is applied.
work produced by the art or technique of decoupage.
verb (used with object), de路cou路paged, de路cou路pag路ing.
to decorate by decoupage: walls decoupaged with photographs of movie stars.
to apply or use as decoupage or by decoupage technique: Let's decoupage these maps onto the tabletops.
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Origin of decoupage

1955鈥60; <French d茅coupage a cutting out, equivalent to Middle French decoup(er) to cut out (de-de- + couper to cut; see coup茅, coup1) + -age-age
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British Dictionary definitions for decoupage

decoupage
/ (藢de瑟ku藧藞p蓱藧蕭) /

noun
the art or process of decorating a surface with shapes or illustrations cut from paper, card, etc
anything produced by this technique

Word Origin for decoupage

C20: from French, from d茅couper to cut out, from de- + couper to cut
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