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Today's Word "Collage"

Art with assembled disparate objects on

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collage \kuh-LAZH\ (noun) - A form of art where various disparate objects are assembled together.

"Troy would usually start his epic canvases by assembling a collage of disturbing imagery which he would transfer down before beginning to paint."

 

From French collage (gluing), from coller (to glue), from colle (glue), from Vulgar Latin colla, from Greek kolla (glue). The words protocol and collagen have the same parentage.

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