Omnium-gatherum Om`ni*um-gath"er*um, n. [A macaronic compound of L. omnium, gen. pl. of omnis all, and E. gather.] A miscellaneous collection of things or persons; a confused mixture; a medley; a hodgepodge. [Colloq. & Humorous] --Selden.

Syn: hotchpotch, odds and ends, farrago, motley collection. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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