|1.||[ noun ] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things|
|Synonyms:||variety mixture assortment potpourri smorgasbord salmagundi mixed_bag motley miscellanea|
"a great assortment of cars was on display" "he had a variety of disorders" "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
|Related terms:||collection odds_and_ends selection sampler range witch's_brew grab_bag alphabet_soup vary|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing) an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.|