galimatias

[gal-uh-mey-shee-uh s, -mat-ee-uh s]

Origin of galimatias

1645–55; < French, word of obscure origin first attested in Montaigne (jargon de galimathias)
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galimatias

noun
  1. rare confused talk; gibberish

Word Origin for galimatias

C17: from French, of unknown origin
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