collectanea

collectanea

[kol-ek-tey-nee-uh]
plural noun
collected passages, especially as arranged in a miscellany or anthology.

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin, neuter plural of collēctāneus gathered together, equivalent to collēct(us) (past participle of colligere; see collect1) + -āneus adj. suffix

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collectanea (ˌkɒlɛkˈteɪnɪə)
 
pl n
a collection of excerpts from one or more authors; miscellany; anthology
 
[C18: from Latin, from collectāneus assembled, from colligere to collect1]

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