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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things;
- Example: "a great assortment of cars was on display"
- Example: "he had a variety of disorders"
- Example: "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
[syn: assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley]

2. cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Salmagundi \Sal`ma*gun"di\, n. [F. salmigondis, of uncertain origin; perhaps from L. salgama condita, pl.; salgama pickles + condita preserved (see Condite); or from the Countess Salmagondi, lady of honor to Maria de Medici, who is said to have invented it; or cf. It. salame salt meat, and F. salmis a ragout.] 1. A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a mixture of various ingredients; an olio or medley; a potpourri; a miscellany. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "salmagundi": Caesar salad, Jell-O salad, Waldorf salad, all sorts, ambrosia, aspic, assemblage, assortment, broad spectrum, chef salad, cole slaw, combination salad, conglomeration, crab Louis, fruit salad, gallimaufry, green salad, hash, herring salad, hodgepodge, hotchpot, hotchpotch, jumble, macaroni salad, magpie, mash, medley, melange, mess, mingle-mangle, miscellany, mishmash, mix, mixed bag, odds and ends, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, pasticcio, pastiche, patchwork, potato salad, potpourri, salad, salade, sauce, scramble, slaw, stew, tossed salad, what you will




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