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TRIPTYCH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does triptych mean? 

TRIPTYCH (noun)
  The noun TRIPTYCH has 1 sense:

1. art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

  Familiarity information: TRIPTYCH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRIPTYCH (noun)


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Meaning:

Art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("triptych" is a kind of...):

art; fine art (the products of human creativity; works of art collectively)


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