Pot`pour`ri" (?), n. [F., fr. pot pot + pourri, p. p. of pourrir to rot, L. putrere. Cf. Olla-podrida.]
A medley or mixture
. Specifically: (a)
A ragout composed of different sorts of meats, vegetables, etc., cooked together.
A jar or packet of flower leaves, perfumes, and spices, used to scent a room
A piece of music made up of different airs strung together; a medley
A literary production composed of parts brought together without order or bond of connection.
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