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Meaning of SALMAGUNDI

Pronunciation:  `salmu'gundee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing
  2. [n]  a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"
 

SALMAGUNDI is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, variety
 
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, farrago, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag, range, salad, sampler, selection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sal`ma*gun"di\, n. [F. salmigondis, of uncertain
    origin; perhaps from L. salgama condita, pl.; salgama pickles
    + condita preserved (see {Condite}); or from the Countess
    Salmagondi, lady of honor to Maria de Medici, who is said to
    have invented it; or cf. It. salame salt meat, and F. salmis
    a ragout.]
    1. A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil,
       vinegar, pepper, and onions. --Johnson.
    
    2. Hence, a mixture of various ingredients; an olio or
       medley; a potpourri; a miscellany. --W. Irving.
    
    
  2.    As I have mentioned at the door to this young shaver, I am
       on a chase in the name of the king.         --Dickens.
    
    5. (Mech.) A tool or machine for shaving.
    
    {A note shaver}, a person who buys notes at a discount
       greater than the legal rate of interest. [Cant, U.S.]
    
    
 

 

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