noun ·lange \mā-ˈläⁿzh, -ˈlänj\

: a mixture of different things

Full Definition of MÉLANGE

:  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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