henry blake fuller

Omnium-gatherum

Noun

[om-nee-uh m-gath -er-uh m] 

1. a miscellaneous collection.

Origin:
Omnium-gatherum comes from the Latin roots omnium meaning “of all” and the pseudo-Latin word gatherum meaning “a gathering.”

“Foster’s own room was a cramped omnium gatherum, cluttered with the paraphernalia of daily living.”
- Henry Blake Fuller, Bertram Cope’s Year, 1919