mélange

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Borrowing from French

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /məˈlɑnʒ/, /mɛˈlɑ̃ʒ/
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NounEdit

mélange ‎(plural mélanges)

  1. (geology) A large-scale breccia formed in the accretionary wedge over a subductional environment.
  2. Alternative form of melange

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French mélange, meslange, from Old French meslance, meslinges ‎(set of diverse elements), derived from mescler ‎(to mingle, mix up) (modern French mêler), from Vulgar Latin *misculāre, from Latin misceō ‎(mix) + -inges, a suffix from Frankish *-ingo ‎(-ing).

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mélange m ‎(plural mélanges)

  1. mixture, blend

VerbEdit

mélange

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mélanger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mélanger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mélanger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of mélanger
  5. second-person singular imperative of mélanger

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