collage |kəˈlä zh; kô-; kō-|
1. a form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric are arranged and stuck to a backing.
2. a composition made in this way.
3. a combination or collection of various things.
collagist |-lä zh ist| |ˈkɑlədʒəst| noun
ORIGIN early 20th cent.: from French, literally ‘gluing.’