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potpourri

  

      n   pl   , -ris  
1    a collection of mixed flower petals dried and preserved in a pot to scent the air  
2    a collection of unrelated or disparate items; miscellany  
3    a medley of popular tunes  
4    a stew of meat and vegetables  
     (C18: from French, literally: rotten pot, translation of Spanish olla podrida miscellany)  
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potpourri

  
  
collection, combination, gallimaufry, hotchpotch, medley, mélange, miscellany, mixed bag     (informal)   mixture, motley, pastiche, patchwork, salmagundi  

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