macédoine

macédoine

[mas-i-dwahn]
noun
1.
a mixture of fruits or vegetables, often served as a salad.
2.
a medley.

Origin:
1810–20; < French, after Macédoine Macedonia, probably an allusion to the variety of peoples in the region

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macedoine (ˌmæsɪˈdwɑːn)
 
n
1.  a hot or cold mixture of diced vegetables
2.  a mixture of fruit served in a syrup or in jelly
3.  any mixture; medley
 
[C19: from French, literally: Macedonian, alluding to the mixture of nationalities in Macedonia]

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