- miscellaneous collected writings, papers, or objects.
Origin of miscellanea
1565–75; < Latin miscellānea hash, hodgepodge, noun use of neuter plural of miscellāneus miscellaneous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsoeuvre, anthology, library, works, classics, ana, chrestomathy, miscellanea, analects, inventory
Examples from the Web for miscellanea
Even in his much-belauded ‘Miscellanea’ was every point tenable?Romola
"Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica," 2nd Series, 1886, vol.Shakespeare's Family
Mrs. C. C. Stopes
It is taken from a paper printed in Miscellanea Curiosa, vol.
Miscellanea, including all that is likely to interest the informed and intelligent.
His essays, entitled “Miscellanea,” were published in 1680 and 1692.Hazlitt on English Literature
- a collection of miscellaneous items, esp literary works
C16: from Latin: neuter pl of miscellāneus miscellaneous
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012