salmagundi

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noun sal·ma·gun·di \ˌsal-mə-ˈgən-dē\

Definition of salmagundi

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

  2. 2 :  a heterogeneous mixture :  potpourri

Examples of salmagundi in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of salmagundi

French salmigondis


First Known Use: circa 1674


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