I want to know the right word to use when I'm talking about a collection (of movies, books, plays, etc...) that has an indefinite amount. I'm looking for a word close to trilogy, but I don't exactly want to use that, because it has the prefix "tri" meaning "three". I seem to have stumbled upon the word I'm really looking for, but is there really a word somewhat like "trilogy" out there? Or was I just imagining things. Any inference would be welcome. Cheers!

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    I would stick with series since any reader will immediately understand your context. – Gary's Student Dec 1 '17 at 14:36
  • What did the thesaurus tell you? – Drew Dec 1 '17 at 16:34
  • Series. Plus more letters the meet the minimum count. – jimm101 Dec 2 '17 at 0:27

The first word I thought of was anthology.

a collection of selected literary pieces or passages or works of art or music


But "series", as suggested by Gary's Student, would probably also work just fine.

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    I think of an anthology as being a curated set while a series is specifically written by the author to go together. It depends on what OP means. – Jim Dec 1 '17 at 15:27
  • @Jim Now that you mention it, I agree. I guess it depends upon how exhaustive a "collection" the OP meant. – EightyEighty Dec 1 '17 at 15:34
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    +1 I think this is a good answer, especially given the OP's request for a similar word to trilogy. The fact you have included the ogy stem is to be applauded I would say. – Gary Dec 1 '17 at 16:11

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