panachage

noun

pan·​a·​chage
ˌpanəˈshäzh
plural -s
: a variation of the list system that permits the voter to redistribute names from several party lists into a list having names in an order of his own choice compare cross-voting

Word History

Etymology

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 20 Jun. 2024.

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