Definition of Farraginous

1. a. Formed of various materials; mixed; as, a farraginous mountain.



Definition of Farraginous

1. Adjective. (rare) Random, miscellaneous, indiscriminate. ¹

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Definition of Farraginous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Farraginous

farnesylating
farnesylation
farnesylgeranyl diphosphate synthase
farnesylpyrophosphate cyclase
farnesyls
farnesyltransferase
farnesyltransferases
farnesyltranstransferase
farnoquinone
faro
farofa
farolito
farolitos
faros
farouche
farraginous (current term)
farrago
farragoes
farragos
farrand
farrant
farre
farreaching
farred
farren
farrens
farrier
farriered
farrieries
farriering

Literary usage of Farraginous

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1. The American Phonographic Dictionary: Exhibiting the Correct and Actual by Elias Longley (1882)
"... Farcy) Fare-ed farraginous) Farrago ' Farrier-y Farrow-ed Farrowing Far-sighted Farther-est Farthing Farthingale Fascia-1 Fasciato-ed Fascicle ..."

2. Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and by Sir Thomas Browne, James Thomas Fields (1862)
"For being a confusion of knaves and fools, and a farraginous concurrence of all conditions, tempers, sexes, and ages, it is but natural if their ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"farraginous, (far-radje'-e-nus) o. Formed of different materials. FARRAGO, (fyr-ra'-go) ns A mass formed confusedly of several ingredients; a medley. ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1853)
"... it's very plain they are not able to defend their Province, & really, Sir, the Present Constitution seems to me to stand upon a very farraginous System. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"In ophthalmia, after having declaimed against ' the vile and farraginous nostrums, which have been handed down from masters to their ..."

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