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1. A mixture of finely cut vegetables or fruits, sometimes jellied, and served as a salad, a dessert, or an appetizer.
2. A mixture; a medley.
[French, from Macédoine, Macedonia (perhaps from the mixture of different ethnic groups there).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Cookery) a hot or cold mixture of diced vegetables
2. (Cookery) a mixture of fruit served in a syrup or in jelly
3. any mixture; medley
[C19: from French, literally: Macedonian, alluding to the mixture of nationalities in Macedonia]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a mixture of fruits or vegetables, often served as a salad.
2. a medley.
[1810–20; < French]
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