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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: miscellaneus, from miscellus 'mixed', from miscere 'to mix'

miscellaneous

adjective
     
mis‧cel‧la‧ne‧ous [only before noun]
a miscellaneous set of things or people includes many different things or people who do not seem to be connected with each other:
a miscellaneous assortment of books
They receive a grant of £1094 to cover the cost of miscellaneous expenses.

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