Congeries Definition

kən-jîrēz, kŏnjə-rēz
A collection of things or parts massed together; heap; pile.
Webster's New World
A collection; an aggregation.
American Heritage

Origin of Congeries

  • From Latin congeriēs (“heap, mass, pile”), from congerō (“I carry together”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin congeriēs from congerere to heap up congest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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