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papier collé

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

<French: literally, glued paper
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British Dictionary definitions for papier collé

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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