A mixture of different things; a combination of different elements.
From latin amalgama, from ancient greek ἁλμαγμά (halgamá, "an alloy of mercury with another meta.l")
- The amalgam of cultures in the city made it a unique and vibrant place.
- The new company is an amalgam of several smaller firms that merged together.
- The artwork was an amalgam of different styles and techniques.
- The dish was an amalgam of flavors from different cuisines.
- The music was an amalgam of different genres.