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origami

[ awr-i-gah-mee ]
/ ˌɔr ɪˈgɑ mi /
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noun, plural o·ri·ga·mis for 2.

the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or representational forms, as of animals or flowers.
an object made by origami.

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Origin of origami

1920–25; <Japanese, equivalent to ori fold + -gami, combining form of kami paper
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British Dictionary definitions for origami

origami
/ (ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːmɪ) /

noun

the art or process, originally Japanese, of paper folding

Word Origin for origami

from Japanese, from ori a folding + kami paper
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