Variant of blend
- to mix or mingle (varieties of tea, tobacco, etc.), esp. so as to produce a desired flavor, color, grade, etc.
- to mix or fuse thoroughly, so that the parts merge and are no longer distinct: green results from blending blue and yellow
Origin: ME blenden < OE blendan & ON blanda, to mix < IE base *bhlendh-, to glimmer indistinctly > blind, blunder
- to mix, merge, or unite
- to pass gradually or imperceptibly into each other, as colors
- to go well together; harmonize
- the act of blending; thorough mixing
- the result of blending; a mixture or merger of varieties, kinds, types, etc.: a blend of coffee
- ☆ Linguis. a word formed by combining parts of other words (Ex.: galumph, smog)
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