miscellanea


mis·cel·la·nea

noun plural \ˌmi-sə-ˈlā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of MISCELLANEA

:  a collection of miscellaneous objects or writings

Examples of MISCELLANEA

  1. <searching through the miscellanea in the archive, she came across the draft of an unpublished and previously unknown poem by the reclusive writer>

Origin of MISCELLANEA

Latin, from neuter plural of miscellaneus
First Known Use: 1571

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