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collectanea

noun plural col·lec·ta·nea \ˌkä-ˌlek-ˈtā-nē-ə\

Definition of COLLECTANEA

:  collected writings; also :  literary items forming a collection
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Origin of COLLECTANEA

Latin, neuter plural of collectaneus collected, from collectus, past participle
First Known Use: 1791

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