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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."

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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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