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panoply [pan-uh-plee] n


- a complete or magnificent array

- full ceremonial attire or paraphernalia; special dress and equipment

- the entire equipment of a warrior


Etymology:

Greek panoplia, from pan + hopla = arms, armor, plural of hoplon = tool, weapon


Usage:

The buffet was a virtual panoply of delights; fresh fruits dipped in dark chocolate, scallops wrapped in bacon, canapes, shrimp and some kind of hot cheese.
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