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farraginous

[fuh-raj-uh-nuh s] /fəˈrædʒ ə nəs/
adjective
1.
heterogeneous; mixed:
a farraginous collection of random ideas.
Origin of farraginous
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin farrāgin- (stem of farrāgō) mixed grains (see farrago) + -ous
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  • Thou art, I vow, the remarkablest progenitor barring none in this chaffering allincluding most farraginous chronicle.

    Ulysses James Joyce

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