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adjective: Capable of being mixed together.
From Latin miscere (to mix), ultimately from the Indo-European root meik- (to mix), which is also the source of mix, miscellaneous, meddle, medley, promiscuous, melee, mustang, admix, immix, and panmixia. Earliest documented use: 1570.
“And of course it’s not just life and death that are both miscible and immiscible. The same is true for everything: where does the bee start and the wind end? Where does the tree start and the boring beetle end?”
Derrick Jensen; Songs of the Dead; Flashpoint Press; 2009.
See more usage examples of miscible in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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