Origin of macédoine

1810–20; < French, after Macédoine Macedonia, probably an allusion to the variety of peoples in the region Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for macedoine


  1. a hot or cold mixture of diced vegetables
  2. a mixture of fruit served in a syrup or in jelly
  3. any mixture; medley

Word Origin for macedoine

C19: from French, literally: Macedonian, alluding to the mixture of nationalities in Macedonia
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