[often with sing. v.] a miscellaneous collection, esp. of literary works; miscellany
Origin of miscellaneaL, neuter plural : see miscellaneous
Miscellaneous items or written works collected together.
Origin of miscellaneaLatin miscellānea from neuter pl. of miscellāneus miscellaneous ; see miscellaneous .
From Latin miscellus (“mixed"), from misceÅ (“to mix").