[ kir-i-gah-mee ]
/ ˌkɪr ɪˈgɑ mi /
the Japanese art or technique of cutting and folding paper into objects or designs.
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Origin of kirigami
First recorded in 1960–65; from Japanese kiri “to cut” + kami “paper”
Words nearby kirigami
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British Dictionary definitions for kirigami
/ (ˌkɪrɪˈɡɑːmɪ) /
the art, originally Japanese, of folding and cutting paper into decorative shapesCompare origami
Word Origin for kirigami
C20: from Japanese
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