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Word of the Day 11/18/19 Gallimaufry

Gallimaufry (noun)
gallimaufry [ gal-uh-maw-free ]


noun, plural gal·li·mau·fries. Chiefly Literary.
1. a hodgepodge; jumble; confused medley.
2. a ragout or hash.

WORDS RELATED TO GALLIMAUFRY
selection, garbage, salmagundi, jumble, array, group, variety, potpourri, sort, mixture, diversity, combination, hodgepodge, collection, choice, mishmash, kind, patchwork, medley, miscellany

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Origin: 1545–55; < Middle French galimafree kind of sauce or stew, probably a conflation of galer to amuse oneself (see gallant) and Picard dialect mafrer to gorge oneself (< Middle Dutch moffelen to eat, nosh)

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