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Word of the Day 07/19/18 Congeries

Congeries (noun)
congeries [kon-jeer-eez, kon-juh-reez]


noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
1. a collection of items or parts in one mass; assemblage; aggregation; heap: From the airplane the town resembled a congeries of tiny boxes.

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Origin: 1610–20; < Latin: a heap, equivalent to conger- (stem of congerere to collect, heap up, equivalent to con- con- + gerere to bear, carry) + -iēs noun suffix; cf. rabies, series

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