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mixed

[ mikst ]
/ mɪkst /
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adjective

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Origin of mixed

1400–50; late Middle English mixt<Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre to mingle. Cf. mix

OTHER WORDS FROM mixed

mix·ed·ly [mik-sid-lee, mikst-lee], /ˈmɪk sɪd li, ˈmɪkst li/, adverbmix·ed·ness, nounwell-mixed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mixed

mixed
/ (mɪkst) /

adjective

Derived forms of mixed

mixedly (ˈmɪksɪdlɪ), adverbmixedness (ˈmɪksɪdnɪs), noun
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