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collage (n.)

form of abstract art in which photos, newspaper clippings, found objects, etc., are glued onto a surface, 1919 (Wyndham Lewis), from French collage "a pasting," from Old French coller "to glue," from Greek kolla "glue," a word of uncertain origin, perhaps Pre-Greek.

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collagen (n.)

also collogen, structural protein of connective tissue, 1843, from French collagène, from Latinized form of Greek kolla "glue" + -gen "giving birth to" (see -gen). Related: Collagenous.

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