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amalgamation

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˌmælɡəˈmeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: a‧mal‧ga‧ma‧tion

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin amalgamatio.

NounEdit

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amalgamation (plural amalgamations)

  1. The process of amalgamating; a mixture, merger or consolidation.
  2. The result of amalgamating; a mixture or alloy.
    1. (specifically) The production of an alloy of mercury and another metal.
  3. (obsolete) The intermarriage and interbreeding of different ethnicities or races. [in the US, supplanted after 1863 by miscegenation; elsewhere, in use into the 1900s]

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin amalgamatio.

NounEdit

amalgamation f (plural amalgamations)

  1. amalgamation

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