- a mixture of fruits or vegetables, often served as a salad.
- a medley.
Origin of macédoine
1810–20; < French, after Macédoine Macedonia, probably an allusion to the variety of peoples in the region
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Examples from the Web for macedoine
Indeed, murmured Captain Macedoine with a faint smile, he had it still.
He was king of the island and he and Macedoine had had a row.
It was impossible to deny that Captain Macedoine's dreams might come true after all.
An artificial story, if you like, as everything about Captain Macedoine was artificial.
Jack would have had one word for Macedoine and one only—Faker.
- a hot or cold mixture of diced vegetables
- a mixture of fruit served in a syrup or in jelly
- any mixture; medley
C19: from French, literally: Macedonian, alluding to the mixture of nationalities in Macedonia
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