adjective Date: 1615 consisting of a farrago

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  • Farraginous — Far*rag*i*nous, a. [See {Farrago}.] Formed of various materials; mixed; as, a farraginous mountain. [R.] Kirwan. [1913 Webster] A farraginous concurrence of all conditions, tempers, sexes, and ages. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farraginous — fəˈrajənəs adjective Etymology: Latin farragin , farrago + English ous : formed of various materials in no fixed order or arrangement the report is a farraginous mass of disordered detail : forming a disordered whole a farraginous body of complex …   Useful english dictionary

  • farraginous — /feuh raj euh neuhs/, adj. heterogeneous; mixed: a farraginous collection of random ideas. [1605 15; < L farragin (s. of farrago) mixed grains (see FARRAGO) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • farraginous — adjective /fəˈɹeɪʤɪnəs/ miscellaneous , 1922: Thou art, I vow, the remarkablest progenitor bar none in this chaffering allincluding most farraginous chronicle. James Joyce, Ulysses …   Wiktionary

  • farraginous — adj. formed of different materials; disordered; jumbled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • farraginous — far·rag·i·nous …   English syllables

  • farraginous — far•rag•i•nous [[t]fəˈrædʒ ə nəs[/t]] adj. heterogeneous; mixed • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • farraginous — /fəˈrædʒənəs/ (say fuh rajuhnuhs) adjective formed of various materials; confused. {Latin farrāgo mixed fodder + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bhares- — Also bhars . Barley. 1. a. barn, from Old English bere, barley, from Germanic *bariz ; b. barley, from Old English bærlic, barley like, barley, from Germanic *barz . 2. farina …   Universalium

  • farrago — [fə rα:gəʊ, fə reɪgəʊ] noun (plural farragos or US farragoes) a confused mixture. Derivatives farraginous fə rα:dʒɪnəs, reɪdʒ adjective Origin C17: from L., lit. mixed fodder , from far …   English new terms dictionary

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