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galimatias

[gal-uh-mey-shee-uh s, -mat-ee-uh s] /ˌgæl əˈmeɪ ʃi əs, -ˈmæt i əs/
noun
1.
confused or unintelligible talk.
Origin of galimatias
1645-1655
1645-55; < French, word of obscure origin first attested in Montaigne (jargon de galimathias)
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galimatias

/ˌɡælɪˈmeɪʃɪəs; -ˈmætɪəs/
noun
1.
(rare) confused talk; gibberish
Word Origin
C17: from French, of unknown origin
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