commixture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From con- + mixture.

Noun[edit]

commixture (plural commixtures)

  1. The act or state of being mixed together; a union or mingling of constituents.
    • 1658: Some apprehended a purifying virtue in fire, refining the grosser commixture, and firing out the Æthereall particles so deeply immersed in it. — Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 4)