English noun: miscellany
|1.||miscellany (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, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, 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.||miscellany (communication) an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.|