origami

noun ori·ga·mi \ ˌȯr-ə-ˈgä-mē \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of origami

: the Japanese art or process of folding squares of paper into representational shapes

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Origin and Etymology of origami

Japanese, from ori fold + kami paper


ORIGAMI Defined for English Language Learners

origami

noun

Definition of origami for English Language Learners

  • : the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes that look like birds, animals, etc.


ORIGAMI Defined for Kids

origami

noun ori·ga·mi \ ˌȯr-ə-ˈgä-mē \

Definition of origami for Students

: the art of folding paper into three-dimensional figures or designs without cutting the paper or using glue

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