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melange

Line breaks: me|lange
Pronunciation: /meɪˈlɒ̃ʒ
 
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Definition of melange in English:

noun

A varied mixture: a melange of tender vegetables and herbs
More example sentences
  • Each winemaker sees this wine as a personal statement and each blend is a unique melange of the varieties in the vineyards.
  • The author's failure to define clearly these terms and movements makes for a confusing melange that never comes into focus.
  • Lithological variations within the Delb Khairkhan melange suggest that the melange is derived from different tectonic environments.
Synonyms
mixture, medley, blend, variety, mixed bag, mix, miscellany, diversity, collection, selection, assortment, assemblage, combination, motley collection, pot-pourri, conglomeration, jumble, mess, confusion, mishmash, hotchpotch, hodgepodge, ragbag, pastiche, patchwork, farrago, hash
informal scissors-and-paste job, mash-up

Origin

from French mélange, from mêler 'to mix'.

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