Contesseration Con*tes`ser*a"tion, n. [L. contesseratio, from contesserare to contract friendship by means of the tesserae (friendship tokens).] An assemblage; a collection; harmonious union. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That person of his [George Herbert], which afforded so unusual a contesseration of elegancies. --Oley. [1913 Webster]

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  • contesseration — noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin contesseration , contesseratio, from contesseratus (past participle of contesserare to contract friendship by means of tesserae, from Latin com + tessera die, square tablet, token of friendship) + Latin ion , io… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Assemblage — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Assemblage >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,73,} assemblage Sgm: N 1 collection collection collocation colligation Sgm: N 1 compilation compilation levy gathering ingathering muster …   English dictionary for students

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