Subject: A.Word.A.Day--farrago
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 1994 00:03:13 -0400 (EDT)
farrago

SYLLABICATION: farrago
PRONUNCIATION: f-rg, -r-
NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. farragoes
An assortment or a medley; a conglomeration: their special farrago of resentments (William Safire).
ETYMOLOGY: Latin farrg, mixed fodder, hodgepodge, from far, farr-, a kind of grain. See bhares- in Appendix