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miscellanea

[mis-uh-ley-nee-uh] /ˌmɪs əˈleɪ ni ə/
plural noun
1.
miscellaneous collected writings, papers, or objects.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Latin miscellānea hash, hodgepodge, noun use of neuter plural of miscellāneus miscellaneous
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miscellanea

/ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪə/
plural noun
1.
a collection of miscellaneous items, esp literary works
Word Origin
C16: from Latin: neuter pl of miscellāneusmiscellaneous
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