conglomerate (n.) Look up conglomerate at Dictionary.com
"large business group," 1967, from conglomerate (adj.).
conglomerate (v.) Look up conglomerate at Dictionary.com
1590s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare (see conglomerate (adj.)). Related: Conglomerated; conglomerating.
conglomerate (adj.) Look up conglomerate at Dictionary.com
1570s, from Latin conglomeratus, past participle of conglomerare "to roll together, concentrate, heap up," from com "with, together" (see com-) + glomerare "to gather into a ball, collect," from glomus (genitive glomeris) "a ball, ball-shaped mass," possibly from PIE *glem- (see glebe).