papier collé

[ French pa-pyey kaw-ley ]
/ French paˈpyeɪ kɔˈleɪ /

noun, plural pa·piers col·lés [French pa-pyey kaw-ley] /French paˈpyeɪ kɔˈleɪ/.


Nearby words

  1. paphian,
  2. paphian goddess,
  3. paphlagonia,
  4. paphos,
  5. papiamento,
  6. papier-mache,
  7. papier-mâché,
  8. papilionaceous,
  9. papilla,
  10. papilla mammae

Origin of papier collé

< French: literally, glued paper

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British Dictionary definitions for papier colle

papier collé

/ (French papje kɔle) /

noun

a type of collage, usually of an abstract design

Word Origin for papier collé

French, literally: glued paper

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