mélange[mā lônz̸h′, -lônj′; -länz̸h′, -länj′]
Origin of mélangeFrench ; from mêler, to mix: see meddle
- Alternative form of melange.
From French mÃ©lange, from Middle French mÃ©lange, meslange, from Old French meslance, meslinges (â€œset of diverse elementsâ€), derived from mescler (â€œto mingle, mix upâ€) (modern French mÃªler), from Vulgar Latin *misculÄre, from Latin misceÅ (â€œmixâ€) + -inges, a suffix from Frankish *-ingo (â€œ-ingâ€). More at mix, -ing.