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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bouquet.

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NounEdit

bouquet (plural bouquets)

  1. A bunch of cut flowers.
    For my birthday I received two bouquets.
  2. The scent of a particular wine.
    This Bordeaux has an interesting bouquet.
  3. A compliment or expression of praise.
    Often used in the phrase brickbats and bouquets. See also brickbat.
  4. (mathematics) A bouquet of circles.
  5. (card games) The reserve of cards in the game of Flower Garden and variations.
  6. (cartomancy) The ninth Lenormand card, sometimes called Flowers instead.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bouquet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bukɛ/, [b̥uˈkʰɛ] or IPA(key): /buke/, [b̥uˈkʰe]

NounEdit

bouquet c (singular definite bouqueten or bouquet'en, not used in plural form)

  1. bouquet (scent of wine)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bochet, from bois (woods), from Medieval Latin boscus (grove), from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow).

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bouquet m (plural bouquets)

  1. bouquet, bunch
  2. a set or selection of something.
  3. aroma, bouquet (scent of wine)

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