polyptych

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From Ancient Greek πολύπτυχος ‎(polúptukhos, with many folds), from πολύς ‎(polús, many) + πτυχή ‎(ptukhḗ, 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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