A panoply is a collection or an assortment of things. You might be eager to show off your panoply of bobble-head dolls when friends come to your house.

An array or display of things is a panoply, so you can show off your panoply of spooky clown paintings, but you can also display a panoply of dance moves or talk about the panoply of flags at the parade — as long as it's a complete or impressive display, it's a true panoply. In ancient Greece, the word was used exclusively to talk about military costumes which were always suits of armor.

Definitions of panoply

n a complete and impressive array

Type of:
an orderly arrangement

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