Miscellaneous Definition

Consisting or formed of various kinds; varied; mixed.
A box of miscellaneous candies.
Webster's New World
Having various qualities, abilities, etc.; many-sided.
Webster's New World
Having a variety of characteristics or aspects.
A website providing miscellaneous information.
American Heritage

Origin of Miscellaneous

  • From Latin miscellāneus from miscellus mixed from miscēre to mix meik- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin miscellāneus, from miscellus (“mixed"), from misceō (“mix").

    From Wiktionary

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