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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin amalgama (mercury alloy), from Arabic اَلْمَلْغَم(al-malḡam, emollient poultice or unguent for sores), from Ancient Greek μάλαγμα (málagma, emollient; malleable material), from μαλάσσω (malássō, to soften), from μαλακός (malakós, soft). For the verb, compare French amalgamer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈmæl.ɡəm/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mal‧gam
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NounEdit

amalgam (countable and uncountable, plural amalgams)

  1. (metallurgy) An alloy containing mercury.
  2. A combination of different things.
  3. One of the ingredients in an alloy.

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TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

amalgam (third-person singular simple present amalgams, present participle amalgaming, simple past and past participle amalgamed)

  1. (archaic, transitive, intransitive) To amalgamate.
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Further readingEdit

  • amalgam” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.
  • Amalgam” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • amalgam”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /amǎlɡaːm/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mal‧gam

NounEdit

amàlgām m (Cyrillic spelling ама̀лга̄м)

  1. amalgam

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

 
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NounEdit

amalgam n

  1. amalgam

DeclensionEdit

Declension of amalgam 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative amalgam amalgamet
Genitive amalgams amalgamets