diorama

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noun di·ora·ma \ ˌdī-ə-ˈra-mə , -ˈrä- \

Definition of diorama

1 :a scenic representation in which a partly translucent painting is seen from a distance through an opening
2 a :a scenic representation in which sculptured figures and lifelike details are displayed usually in miniature so as to blend indistinguishably with a realistic painted background
b :a life-size exhibit (as of a wildlife specimen or scene) with realistic natural surroundings and a painted background

dioramic

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Origin and Etymology of diorama

French, from dia- + -orama (as in panorama, from English)



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