From Middle Latin amalgamāt-us, past participle of amalgamā-re, amalgama.
- To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
- To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
- (transitive, mathematics) To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
- (to merge): mix
- (to merge): separate
to combine or blend
to make an alloy of mercury and another metal
math: to combine free groups