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  • n. The act or process of mixing; the state of being mixed or becoming mixed; a mixture.
  • n. A compound of drugs; a medicinal concoction.
  • n. A chemical compound.
  • n. In gilding, a mixture of amber, mastic, and asphalt used as a size or mordant for affixing gold leaf to wood or to distemper pictures.
  • n. The addition of something as an ingredient; admixture; the presence of a heterogeneous element in a mixture or compound.
  • n. A kind of cement made of mastic, amber, etc., used as a mordant for gold leaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Mixture.
  • n. A kind of cement made of mastic, amber, etc., used as a mordant for gold leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Mixture; promiscuous commingling.
  • n. Among French artists, a mixture of amber, mastic, and asphaltum used as a medium or mordant for affixing leaf-gold to wood or distemper pictures.
  • n. In law, confusion of goods, that is, such an admixture of the property of two or more persons that it is impossible to determine the precise property of each.

Etymologies

From Middle French mixtion, mixion, and its source, Latin mixtio, from mixtus ("mixed"). (Wiktionary)

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