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French, literally, mixture (of colors), from panacher to variegate, plume (from panache mixture of colors, bouquet of plumes, tuft, from Middle French pennache) + -age
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“Panachage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panachage. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.
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