Definition of miscellanea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmɪsəˈleɪniə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsəˈleɪniə//
[plural] (formal) Parts of a book
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various things that have been collected together, especially pieces of literature, poems, letters, etc. See related entries: Parts of a book Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin, neuter plural of miscellaneus, from miscellus ‘mixed’, from miscere ‘to mix’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: miscellanea