verb com·mix \kə-ˈmiks, kä-\

Definition of COMMIX

transitive verb
:  mingle, blend
intransitive verb
:  to become mingled or blended

Examples of COMMIX

  1. <I learned which spices are commixed to make curry powder.>

Origin of COMMIX

back-formation from Middle English comixt blended, from Latin commixtus, past participle of commiscēre to mix together, from com- + miscēre to mix — more at mix
First Known Use: 15th century


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