mêler

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From Middle French mesler, mescler, from Old French mesler, meller, *mescler (to mingle, mix up), from Vulgar Latin *misc(u)lāre, present active infinitive of *misc(u)lō, from Latin misceō. Compare Italian mischiare, Occitan and Catalan mesclar, Spanish mezclar. More at mix.

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mêler

  1. (transitive) to mix
  2. (reflexive, followed by the preposition de) to meddle in, to interfere in, to get mixed up in
  3. (card games) to shuffle.

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  • Mêler may take a direct object that indicates multiple things being mixed together; or, it may take a direct object that indicates a single thing being mixed into another thing, as well as an object with a preposition, such as avec (with), à (to), dans (in, into), parmi (among), de (of), that indicates the thing it is being mixed into.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French mesler, *mescler (to mingle, mix up), from Vulgar Latin *misc(u)lō, misc(u)lāre, from Latin misceō.

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mêler (gerund mêl'lie)

  1. (Jersey) to mix