Origamis

origami

[awr-i-gah-mee]
noun, plural origamis for 2.
1.
the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or representational forms, as of animals or flowers.
2.
an object made by origami.

Origin:
1920–25; < Japanese, equivalent to ori fold + -gami, combining form of kami paper

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origami (ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːmɪ)
 
n
the art or process, originally Japanese, of paper folding
 
[from Japanese, from ori a folding + kami paper]

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origami
1956, from Japanese origami, from ori "fold" + kami "paper."
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