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mélange

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noun mé·lange \mā-ˈläⁿzh, -ˈlänj\

Simple Definition of mélange

  • : a mixture of different things

Full Definition of mélange

  1. :  a mixture often of incongruous elements

Examples of mélange

  1. a mélange of colors and shapes

  2. a mélange of architectural styles



Origin of mélange

French, from Middle French, from mesler, meler to mix — more at meddle


First Known Use: 1653

Rhymes with mélange


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