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papier collé

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

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

papier collé

  1. a type of collage, usually of an abstract design
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Word Origin

French, literally: glued paper
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