admix

[ ad-miks ]
/ ædˈmɪks /

verb (used with or without object), ad·mixed or ad·mixt, ad·mix·ing.

to mingle with or add to something else.

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Origin of admix

1525–35; ad- + mix, modeled on Latin admiscēre (admixtus past participle)
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British Dictionary definitions for admixt

admix
/ (ədˈmɪks) /

verb

(tr) rare to mix or blend

Word Origin for admix

C16: back formation from obsolete admixt, from Latin admīscēre to mix with
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