1. A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions.
2. Hence, a mixture of various ingredients; an olio or medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.
n 1: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a
great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a
variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of
religions" [syn: assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany,
miscellanea, variety, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley]
2: cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in
rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing