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



BrE BrE//mɪˈseləni//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪsəleɪni//
[singular] (formal)
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a group or collection of different kinds of things synonym assortment Word Originlate 16th cent.: from French miscellanées (feminine plural), from Latin miscellanea, neuter plural of miscellaneus, from miscellus ‘mixed’, from miscere ‘to mix’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: miscellany