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.