Thursday, April 13, 2006
salmagundi noun [sal-muh-GUHN-dee] A salad plate usually consisting of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, and onions, served with oil and vinegar.
Definitions for salmagundi
- A salad plate usually consisting of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, and onions, served with oil and vinegar.
- Any mixture or assortment; a medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.
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Citations for salmagundi
A glance at the schedule is enough to make one feel that one would rather go out and shoot songbirds than stay in and watch the dismal salmagundi of game shows, repeats and soap operas.
What the BBC has the nerve to call Vanity Fair is a baffling salmagundi of Nineties accents, 1800s clothes, Wardour Street plotting, and a sort of language never spoken by any human being at any point in history.
Origin of salmagundi
Salmagundi comes from French salmigondis.