What does bouquet mean?

bouquet meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1716, introduced to English by woman Mary Montague from French bouquet, initially "little wood," from Picard type of Old French bochet (14c.), diminutive of bosco, from Medieval Latin boscus "grove" (see bush (n.)).

bouquet meaning in General Dictionary

a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

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  • an arrangement of flowers this is certainly often provided as a present-day
  • A nosegay; a bunch of blossoms.
  • A perfume; an aroma; because, the bouquet of wine.

bouquet - German to English


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  • redolence
  • middle note [body]

bouquet - French to English

bouquet garni

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  • bouquet
  • bunch [flowers]

bouquet meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A nosegay; a bunch of blossoms.

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  • (n.) A perfume; an aroma; since, the bouquet of wine.

Sentence Examples with the word bouquet

He wouldn't be caught dead with a bouquet of wildflowers and there was no way he was going to waste money on flowers that would wither and die within a week.

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