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potpourri

pot·pour·ri

potpourri

pronunciation:
po p ri [or] po p ri [or] pat puh ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: potpourris
definition 1: a collection or combination of miscellaneous, unrelated elements or objects.
a potpourri of different ethnic foods
similar words:
assortment, medley, miscellany, motley
definition 2: a collection of various literary works or musical pieces.
similar words:
medley
definition 3: a mixture of dried flowers, such as roses, and spices, kept in a jar and used for its fragrance.