Japanese art of paper folding (7)
I believe the answer is:
'japanese art of paper folding' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)
This is the entire clue.
(Other definitions for origami that I've seen before include "Delicate operations" , "folding process" , "Paperwork, as it were" , "Art originally created in simple materials to design bird forms" , "Japanese craft of paper folding" .)