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congeries (noun) – A collection; an aggregation.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : English congeries comes directly from the Latin noun congeri?s ?collection, pile, heap,? a derivative of the verb congerere ?to collect, amass.? Congeries is a singular noun in Latin as it has always been in English. In the mid-19th century a new singular arose in English, congery, a back formation from congeries. Congeries entered English in the 17th century.