Random House Webster's College Dictionary ec•lec•ticɪˈklɛk tɪk; ɪˈklɛk tə sɪst(adj.)
1. selecting or choosing from various systems, methodologies, etc.; not following any one system.
2. made up of elements selected from various sources:
an eclectic philosophy.
Origin of eclectic: 1675–85; < Gk eklektikós selective =eklekt(ós) chosen (v. adj. of eklégein to single out =ek- ec - +légein to choose) +-ikos -ic
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