Definition of salmagundi
1 : a salad plate of chopped meats, anchovies, eggs, and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and dressed with a salad dressing
2 : a heterogeneous mixture : potpourri
Examples of salmagundi in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of salmagundi from the Web
Nearly 100 objects from the Met’s collection, from the Near Eastern and African departments to the arms and armor holdings, have been sucked into this sculptural salmagundi.
The agency’s art department, M.T.A. Arts & Design, founded and first funded in 1985, is rarely — in a salmagundi system 112 years old — presented with a brand-new, blank canvas.
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Origin and Etymology of salmagundi
First Known Use: circa 1674See Words from the same year
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