salmagundi

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From French salmigondis (seasoned salt meats), from Middle French salmigondin, probably related to Middle French salomene (hodgepodge of meats or fish cooked in wine), from Old French salemine.

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salmagundi (plural salmagundis)

  1. A food consisting of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions.
  2. Hence, any mixture of various ingredients; an olio or medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.

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