potpourri

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. A combination of incongruous things: "In the minds of many, the real and imagined causes for Russia's defeats quickly mingled into a potpourri of terrible fears” ( W. Bruce Lincoln).
0 Vote up! noun. A miscellaneous anthology or collection: a potpourri of short stories and humorous verse.
0 Vote up! noun. A mixture of dried flower petals and spices used to scent the air.
0 Vote up! noun. A collection of various things; an assortment, mixed bag or motley.
0 Vote up! noun. An anthology of miscellaneous prose.
0 Vote up! noun. A medley of songs or music.
0 Vote up! noun. A mixture of dried fragrant plant material, often in a decorative bowl, used to scent a room.
0 Vote up! noun. A ragout composed of different sorts of meats, vegetables, etc., cooked together.
0 Vote up! noun. A jar or packet of flower leaves, perfumes, and spices, used to scent a room.
0 Vote up! noun. A piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley.
0 Vote up! noun. A literary production composed of parts brought together without order or bond of connection.
0 Vote up! noun. A dish of different kinds of meat and vegetables cooked together; a stew.
0 Vote up! noun. Hence A miscellaneous collection; a medley.
0 Vote up! noun. a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
0 Vote up! noun. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
0 Vote up! noun. a jar of mixed flower petals and spices used as perfume

Usage

0 Vote up! Right into the hands of what I refer to as the potpourri of global scum, Braun told
0 Vote up! Wipe out with a damp paper towel, much easier than loose potpourri is to clean.
0 Vote up! Trivia note -- book D-292 under "potpourri" -- THE INSIDERS by Booth Mooney: Mooney wound up in Washington as an aide to LBJ and a lobbyist, but Robert E. Howard fans know him better as one of REH's youthful amateur-press associates in Texas in the '20s.
0 Vote up! The French call it potpourri because that means "rotten pot."
0 Vote up! What she didn't mention was that I'd come from Italy and I had all these bags of an herbal mixture called potpourri, which I'd got from the Pharmacia de Santa Berria

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! After POURING 5 different liquids in one POT we make a "PANCHAMRIT"....AS A PRASHAD....

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Picture 3 years 9 months ago.
0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic " After POURING 5 different liquids in one POT we make a "PANCHAMRIT"....AS A PRASHAD.... " 3 years 10 months ago.