Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A picture made up of interchangeable parts which can be harmoniously arranged to form a great variety of picturesque scenes. The parts are usually fragments of landscapes on cards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A picture made up of several smaller pictures, drawn upon separate pieces in such a manner as to admit of combination in many different ways, thus producing a great variety of scenes or landscapes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A picture made up of several smaller pictures, drawn upon separate pieces so that they can be combined in many different ways, thus producing a great variety of scenes or landscapes.

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Ancient Greek

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