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Word of the Day – Salmagundi

By May 22, 2024Word of the Day

Salmagundi (noun)

sal-muh-gun-dee

any mixture or miscellany.

First recorded around 1665–75. Comes from the Middle French word salmingondin. Salmingondin is a compound based on salemine, “salted food” (from which we get salami) and condir, “to season” (from which we get condiment).

Example sentences

“The family reunion turned into a lively salmagundi of stories, jokes, and memories shared around the bonfire.”

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