a confused mixture; jumble; hodgepodge
Origin of farragoL, mixed fodder for cattle, mixture, medley from far: see farina
An assortment or a medley; a conglomeration: “their special farrago of resentments” ( William Safire )
Origin of farragoLatin farrāgō mixed fodder, hodgepodge from far farr- a kind of grain ; see bhares- in Indo-European roots.
(plural farragos or farragoes)
- A collection containing a confused variety of miscellaneous things.