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n. pl. o·ri·ga·mis
1. The art or process, originating in Japan, of folding paper into shapes representing flowers and birds, for example.
2. A decorative object made by folding paper.
[Japanese : ori, to fold + kami, paper.]
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(Crafts) the art or process, originally Japanese, of paper folding
[from Japanese, from ori a folding + kami paper]
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o•ri•ga•mi(ˌɔr ɪˈgɑ mi)
the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative or representational forms, as of animals or flowers.
[1920–25; < Japanese, =ori fold + -gami, comb. form of kami paper]
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the Japanese art of paper folding. — origamist, n.See also: Art
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A Japanese word meaning paper folding, used to mean the art of creating ornamental objects by folding paper.
2. The art (originating in Japan) of folding paper.
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|Noun||1.||origami - the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)|
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
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origami[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːmɪ] N → papiroflexia f
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origami[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːmi] n → origami m
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n → Origami nt
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origami[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːmɪ] n → origami m inv
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