farrago

[ fuh-rah-goh, -rey- ]
/ fəˈrɑ goʊ, -ˈreɪ- /

noun, plural far·ra·goes.

a confused mixture; hodgepodge; medley: a farrago of doubts, fears, hopes, and wishes.

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Origin of farrago

1625–35; <Latin: literally, mixed crop of feed grains, equivalent to farr- (stem of far) emmer + -āgō suffix noting kind or nature
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British Dictionary definitions for farrago

farrago
/ (fəˈrɑːɡəʊ) /

noun plural -gos or -goes

a hotchpotch

Derived forms of farrago

farraginous (fəˈrædʒɪnəs), adjective

Word Origin for farrago

C17: from Latin: mash for cattle (hence, a mixture), from fār spelt
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