The definition of eclectic is something that is made up of various sources or styles.(adjective)
An example of eclectic is the taste in music of a person who enjoys listening to country, hip hop, gospel and classical music.
See eclectic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr eklektikos < eklegein, to select < ek-, out + legein, to choose, pick: see logic
See eclectic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek eklektikos, selective
Origin: , from eklektos, selected
Origin: , from eklegein, to select
Origin: : ek-, out; see ecto-
Origin: + legein, to gather; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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