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 (“set of diverse elements"), derived from mescler (“to mingle, mix up") (modern French mÃªler), from Vulgar Latin *misculÄre, from Latin misceÅ (“mix") + -inges, a suffix from Frankish *-ingo (“-ing"). More at mix, -ing.