English noun: potpourri
|1.||potpourri (group) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things|
|Samples||A great assortment of cars was on display.|
He had a variety of disorders.
A veritable smorgasbord of religions.
|Synonyms||assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety|
|Broader (hypernym)||accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alphabet soup, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag, range, sampler, selection, witch's brew, witches' brew, witches' broth|
|2.||potpourri (communication) a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources|
|Broader (hypernym)||composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music|
|3.||potpourri (artifact) a jar of mixed flower petals and spices used as perfume|
|Broader (hypernym)||essence, perfume|