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gal·li·mau·fry  audio  (gl-môfr) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. gal·li·mau·fries
A jumble; a hodgepodge.

ETYMOLOGY:
French galimafrée, from Old French galimafree, sauce, ragout : probably galer, to make merry ; see gallant + mafrer, to gorge oneself (from Middle Dutch moffelen, to open one's mouth wide, of imitative origin)


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