来自拉丁语farrago, 谷物混合物，动物饲料，词源同barley, barn.
- farrago:  The notion of a farrago being a ‘heterogeneous mixture’ comes originally from the mixture of various grains for animal feed. Latin farrāgo was a derivative of far ‘corn’ (source of English farinaceous  and related to barley and barn), and was extended metaphorically to ‘medley, hotch-potch’ in classical times.
=> barley, barn, farinaceous
- farrago (n.)
- "hodgepodge, a confused mix," 1630s, from Latin farrago "medley, mixed fodder, mix of grains for animal feed," from far "grain" (see barley).
- 1. His own books and memoirs are a farrago of half-truth and out-right invention.
- 2. Owen was listening to this pitiable farrago with feelings of contempt and wonder.
- 3. The whole story was a farrago of lies and deceit.
- 4. What a farrago of old fables is this!
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