polyptych

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From Ancient Greek πολύπτυχος (poluptukhos, with many folds), from πολύς (polus, many) + πτυχή (ptukhē, a fold).

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polyptych (plural polyptychs)

  1. (art) a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together, often with hinges

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