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omnium-gatherum

[ om-nee-uhm-gath-er-uhm ]
/ ˌɒm ni əmˈgæð ər əm /
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noun, plural om·ni·um-gath·er·ums.
a miscellaneous collection.
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Origin of omnium-gatherum

First recorded in 1520–30; from Latin omnium “of all” (genitive plural of omnis ) + pseudo-Latin gatherum “a gathering” (from English gather + -um Latin noun suffix), replacing Middle English omnegadrium (from omni- + Middle English gaderen gather) + -ium noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for omnium-gatherum

omnium-gatherum
/ (ˈɒmnɪəmˈɡæðərəm) /

noun
often facetious a miscellaneous collection; assortment

Word Origin for omnium-gatherum

C16: from Latin omnium of all, from omnis all + Latinized form of English gather
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