omnium-gatherum

[om-nee-uh m-gath-er-uh m]

Origin of omnium-gatherum

1520–30; < Latin omnium of all (genitive plural of omnis) + pseudo-Latin gatherum a gathering
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omnium-gatherum

noun
  1. 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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