Lexiconographer Me: Daily Prompt

Create a new word and explain its meaning and etymology.

Here is a made up words inspired by the french word, mélanger, which means “to mix”.


mé-lan-ge-rie  noun \mā-ˈläⁿzh-rē, -ˈlänj\

Definition of MÉLANGERIE

A small local store offering a mix of tiny household necessities from instant coffee to cotton buds to combs to pet collars. Not to be mistaken to a grocery store, this is usually found on moving carts on sidewalks. Merchandise vary from time to time depending on the vendors prerogaritive


French, from Middle French, from mesler, meler to mix — more at meddle

First Known Use: No idea 🙂


sari-sari store, street vendor, tiangge

Use in a sentence

Forgetting her reusable bag at home, Ellie decided to stopped at a mélangerie to buy one, only to come out with a bag full of oddities like a nifty fan and a coloring book for her niece who is waiting at home.

I used the Merriam-Webster format for my made up word =)


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