Meaning of triptych

trip•tych

Pronunciation: (trip'tik), [key]
— n.
  1. a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, or the like.
  2. a hinged, three-leaved tablet, written on, in ancient times, with a stylus.
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