English noun: smorgasbord
|1.||smorgasbord (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, potpourri, salmagundi, 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.||smorgasbord (food) an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal|