miscellanea

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noun plural mis·cel·la·nea \ˌmi-sə-ˈlā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of miscellanea

  1. :  a collection of miscellaneous objects or writings

Examples of miscellanea in a sentence

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searching through the miscellanea in the archive, she came across the draft of an unpublished and previously unknown poem by the reclusive writer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

Latin, from neuter plural of miscellaneus


First Known Use: 1571


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