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macédoine

[mas-i-dwahn] /ˌmæs ɪˈdwɑn/
noun
1.
a mixture of fruits or vegetables, often served as a salad.
2.
a medley.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < French, after Macédoine Macedonia, probably an allusion to the variety of peoples in the region
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British Dictionary definitions for macedoine

macedoine

/ˌmæsɪˈdwɑːn/
noun
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
Word Origin
C19: from French, literally: Macedonian, alluding to the mixture of nationalities in Macedonia
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