miscellanea

[ mis-uh-ley-nee-uh ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈleɪ ni ə /

plural noun

miscellaneous collected writings, papers, or objects.

Nearby words

  1. miscarry,
  2. miscast,
  3. misce,
  4. miscegenate,
  5. miscegenation,
  6. miscellaneous,
  7. miscellanist,
  8. miscellany,
  9. misch metal,
  10. mischance

Origin of miscellanea

1565–75; < Latin miscellānea hash, hodgepodge, noun use of neuter plural of miscellāneus miscellaneous

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British Dictionary definitions for miscellanea

miscellanea

/ (ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪə) /

pl n

a collection of miscellaneous items, esp literary works

Word Origin for miscellanea

C16: from Latin: neuter pl of miscellāneus miscellaneous

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