[om-nee-uh m-gath -er-uh m]
- a miscellaneous collection.
Origin of omnium-gatherum
1520–30; < Latin omnium of all (genitive plural of omnis) + pseudo-Latin gatherum a gathering
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Perry Purtett was the name on the door, and opposite the sign of an omnium-gatherum country-store hinted that Perry was deceased.
- often facetious a miscellaneous collection; assortment
C16: from Latin omnium of all, from omnis all + Latinized form of English gather
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