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Two pictures particularly paintings, displayed together, to make a single complete image.

Dip"tych (?), n. [L. diptycha, pl., fr. Gr. folded, doubled; = twice + to fold, double up.]


Anything consisting of two leaves

. Especially: (a) Roman Antiq.

A writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material connected by hinges and shutting together so as to protect the writing within

. (b)

A picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets connected by hinges. See Triptych.


A double catalogue, containing in one part the names of living, and in the other of deceased, ecclesiastics and benefactors of the church; a catalogue of saints.


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