commixture

noun

com·​mix·​ture kə-ˈmiks-chər How to pronounce commixture (audio)
kä-
1
: the act or process of mixing : the state of being mixed
2

Word History

Etymology

Latin commixtura, from commixtus

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of commixture was in 1567

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“Commixture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commixture. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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