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scherenschnitte

noun sche·ren·schnit·te \ˈshārənˌshnitə\
plural

Definition of SCHERENSCHNITTE

:  the art of cutting paper into decorative designs

Origin of SCHERENSCHNITTE

German, plural of scherenschnitt, literally, scissors cut, from scheren, plural of schere scissors (from Middle High German schære, plural, from Old High German skār) + schnitt cut, from Middle High German snit, from Old High German; akin to Old English snid cut, from the Germanic root of snīthan to cut — more at shear, schneider

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