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  Definition of amalgam
  1. a combination or blend of diverse things; "his theory is an amalgam of earlier ideas"
  2. an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams
Similar Words: dental amalgam

 

Derivational Morphology: mix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamate

 

 
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