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panoply

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ancient Greek πανοπλία (panoplía).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæ.nə.ˌpliː/
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NounEdit

panoply (plural panoplies)

  1. A splendid display of something.
    • 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 459,
      Even though we cannot affirm that the products of mimesis are invested in the panoply of existence.
  2. (by extension) a collection or display of weaponry
  3. Ceremonial garments, complete with all accessories.
  4. A complete set of armour.
  5. (by extension) Something that covers and protects.

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