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Salmagundi   Listen
noun
Salmagundi  n.  
1.
A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions.
2.
Hence, a mixture of various ingredients; an olio or medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.






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"Salmagundi" Quotes from Famous Books



... and mix with one large onion, well chopped. Add mustard, vinegar, and pepper to taste. Serve as salad, with young lettuce leaves, and garnish with hard-boiled eggs, sliced. This is a delightful relish with thin-sliced bread and butter, and is called "Salmagundi." ...
— Favorite Dishes • Carrie V. Shuman

... study and desultory reading had rather enervated than strengthened a mind naturally clear and vigorous, and left its acquisitions in a confused and kaleidoscopic mass, bordering upon intellectual salmagundi. ...
— Vashti - or, Until Death Us Do Part • Augusta J. Evans Wilson



Words linked to "Salmagundi" :   accumulation, gallimaufry, variety, alphabet soup, witch's brew, grab bag, ragbag, omnium-gatherum, witches' broth, miscellanea, oddments, sampler, odds and ends, miscellany, selection, potpourri, mixture, farrago, mixed bag, range, assemblage, motley, smorgasbord, mishmash, hotchpotch, assortment, collection



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