admixtures

admixture

[ad-miks-cher]
noun
1.
the act of mixing; state of being mixed.
2.
anything added; any alien element or ingredient: This is a pure product; there are no admixtures.
3.
a compound containing an admixture.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin admixt(us) + -ure, on the model of mixture

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admixture (ədˈmɪkstʃə)
 
n
1.  a less common word for mixture
2.  anything added in mixing; ingredient

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admixture
c.1600, with -ure, from admix (1530s), a back-formation from admixt (early 15c.), from L. admixtus "mixed with," pp. of admiscere "to add to by mingling, mix with," from ad- "to" + miscere "to mix" (see mix). M.E. admixt was mistaken as a pp. of a (then) non-existent M.E. *admix.
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