amalgam

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin amalgama (mercury alloy), from Arabic الملغم (almalgam, emollient poultice or unguent for sores)[1] from Ancient Greek μάλαγμα (málagma, gold), from μαλάσσω (malássō, to soften), from μαλακός (malakós, soft). For the verb, compare French amalgamer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈmæːl.ɡəm/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mal‧gam
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Noun[edit]

amalgam (plural amalgams)

  1. (metallurgy) An alloy containing mercury
  2. A combination of different things

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Verb[edit]

amalgam (third-person singular simple present amalgams, present participle amalgaming, simple past and past participle amalgamed)

  1. (archaic, transitive, intransitive) To amalgamate.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ etymonline

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /amǎlɡaːm/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mal‧gam

Noun[edit]

amàlgām m (Cyrillic spelling ама̀лга̄м)

  1. amalgam

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

amalgam n

  1. amalgam

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