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salmagundi

salmagundi

noun sal·ma·gun·di \ˌsal-mə-ˈgən-dē\

Definition of SALMAGUNDI

1
:  a salad plate of chopped meats, anchovies, eggs, and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and dressed with a salad dressing
2
:  a heterogeneous mixture :  potpourri

Examples of SALMAGUNDI

  1. <the downtown area has a salmagundi of one-of-a-kind shops, where you can find almost anything you might need—and many things you don't>

Origin of SALMAGUNDI

French salmigondis
First Known Use: circa 1674

Rhymes with SALMAGUNDI

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