Farrago definition

fə-rägō, -rā-
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A confused mixture; jumble; hodgepodge.
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An assortment or a medley; a conglomeration.
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A collection containing a confused variety of miscellaneous things.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
farrago
Plural:
farragoes, farragos

Origin of farrago

  • Latin farrāgō mixed fodder, hodgepodge from far farr- a kind of grain bhares- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin farrāgo (“mixed fodder; mixture, hodgepodge”), from far (“spelt (a kind of wheat), coarse meal, grits”).

    From Wiktionary