Definition of salmagundi in English:

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salmagundi

Pronunciation: /ˌsalməˈɡəndē/

noun (plural salmagundis)

1A dish of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, and seasoning.
Example sentences
  • AN OLLA PODRIDA is a gallimaufry, a salmagundi, a potpourri, a hotchpotch, a miscellany of ingredients cooked together in the one pot.
  • LL made an arugula salad and a salmagundi of fresh corn, black beans, roasted red peppers, lemon zest and lime juice.
1.1A general mixture; a miscellaneous collection.
Example sentences
  • Published by Honestech (aka Honest Technology), Fireman is a mélange -- a salmagundi if you will -- of CD and DVD creation and tools.
  • A salmagundi of Italian marble, Japanese carpet, matched rosewood, Hawaiian monkeypod wood, gold foil and tropical fish, the Sahara Inn is like a movie set for a dream sequence in a musical starring George Jessel and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Origin

From French salmigondis, of unknown origin.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sal·ma·gun·di

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