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Definition of "admixture" []

  • The act of mixing or mingling. (noun)
  • The state of being mingled or mixed. (noun)
  • Something that is produced by mixing; a mixture. (noun)
  • Something added in mixing. See Synonyms at mixture. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "admixture" in a sentence
  • "Among the 30 percent who do, the black admixture is around 2.3 percent, which would be like having about three black ancestors out of those 128."
  • "They are called by the Greek historians Eastern Turks; like the Madjars and other Hunnish or Finnish tribes, they had probably received some admixture from the genuine Turkish races."
  • "Among self-identified whites in Shriver’s sample, the average black admixture is only 0.7 percent."