See also: Bouquet

English

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Porcelain bouquet, from circa 1760

Etymology

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Borrowed from French bouquet. Doublet of bosket.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /boʊˈkeɪ/, /buːˈkeɪ/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Noun

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bouquet (plural bouquets)

  1. A bunch of cut flowers.
    For my birthday I received two bouquets.
  2. A decoratively arranged bunch of something.
    Each table was adorned with a bouquet of giant balloons.
  3. The scent of a particular wine.
    This Bordeaux has an interesting bouquet.
  4. The heart note of a perfume.
    The remarkable flower bouquet lasts for hours until it dissolves into a sweet vanilla smell.
  5. A compliment or expression of praise.
    • 1977 August 20, Robert Etherington, “John Horne Burns and His Enemies”, in Gay Community News, volume 5, number 7, page 10:
      Since his early death in 1953, a cult, small and select, has grown up around him [] . This coterie maintains that Burns was a writer of near transcendent genius [] whose first novel received enormous bouquets from the critics but who was hounded to death by those same critics when they learned he was a fag.
  6. (mathematics) A bouquet of circles.
  7. (card games) The reserve of cards in the game of Flower Garden and variations.
  8. (cartomancy) The ninth Lenormand card, sometimes called Flowers instead.

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Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French bouquet.

Pronunciation

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

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

  1. bouquet (scent of wine)
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Dutch

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French bouquet.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /buˈkɛ/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: bou‧quet

Noun

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bouquet n (plural bouquets, diminutive bouquetje n)

  1. aroma, bouquet (scent of wine)

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Further reading

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  • bouquet” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

Finnish

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Etymology

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< French bouquet

Pronunciation

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Noun

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bouquet

  1. bouquet (scent of wine)

Declension

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Inflection of bouquet (Kotus type 22/parfait, no gradation)
nominative bouquet bouquet’t
genitive bouquet’n bouquet’iden
bouquet’itten
partitive bouquet’ta bouquet’ita
illative bouquet’hen bouquet’ihin
singular plural
nominative bouquet bouquet’t
accusative nom. bouquet bouquet’t
gen. bouquet’n
genitive bouquet’n bouquet’iden
bouquet’itten
partitive bouquet’ta bouquet’ita
inessive bouquet’ssa bouquet’issa
elative bouquet’sta bouquet’ista
illative bouquet’hen bouquet’ihin
adessive bouquet’lla bouquet’illa
ablative bouquet’lta bouquet’ilta
allative bouquet’lle bouquet’ille
essive bouquet’na bouquet’ina
translative bouquet’ksi bouquet’iksi
abessive bouquet’tta bouquet’itta
instructive bouquet’in
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of bouquet (Kotus type 22/parfait, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bouquet’ni bouquet’ni
accusative nom. bouquet’ni bouquet’ni
gen. bouquet’ni
genitive bouquet’ni bouquet’ideni
bouquet’itteni
partitive bouquet’tani bouquet’itani
inessive bouquet’ssani bouquet’issani
elative bouquet’stani bouquet’istani
illative bouquet’heni bouquet’ihini
adessive bouquet’llani bouquet’illani
ablative bouquet’ltani bouquet’iltani
allative bouquet’lleni bouquet’illeni
essive bouquet’nani bouquet’inani
translative bouquet’kseni bouquet’ikseni
abessive bouquet’ttani bouquet’ittani
instructive
comitative bouquet’ineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bouquet’si bouquet’si
accusative nom. bouquet’si bouquet’si
gen. bouquet’si
genitive bouquet’si bouquet’idesi
bouquet’ittesi
partitive bouquet’tasi bouquet’itasi
inessive bouquet’ssasi bouquet’issasi
elative bouquet’stasi bouquet’istasi
illative bouquet’hesi bouquet’ihisi
adessive bouquet’llasi bouquet’illasi
ablative bouquet’ltasi bouquet’iltasi
allative bouquet’llesi bouquet’illesi
essive bouquet’nasi bouquet’inasi
translative bouquet’ksesi bouquet’iksesi
abessive bouquet’ttasi bouquet’ittasi
instructive
comitative bouquet’inesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bouquet’mme bouquet’mme
accusative nom. bouquet’mme bouquet’mme
gen. bouquet’mme
genitive bouquet’mme bouquet’idemme
bouquet’ittemme
partitive bouquet’tamme bouquet’itamme
inessive bouquet’ssamme bouquet’issamme
elative bouquet’stamme bouquet’istamme
illative bouquet’hemme bouquet’ihimme
adessive bouquet’llamme bouquet’illamme
ablative bouquet’ltamme bouquet’iltamme
allative bouquet’llemme bouquet’illemme
essive bouquet’namme bouquet’inamme
translative bouquet’ksemme bouquet’iksemme
abessive bouquet’ttamme bouquet’ittamme
instructive
comitative bouquet’inemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bouquet’nne bouquet’nne
accusative nom. bouquet’nne bouquet’nne
gen. bouquet’nne
genitive bouquet’nne bouquet’idenne
bouquet’ittenne
partitive bouquet’tanne bouquet’itanne
inessive bouquet’ssanne bouquet’issanne
elative bouquet’stanne bouquet’istanne
illative bouquet’henne bouquet’ihinne
adessive bouquet’llanne bouquet’illanne
ablative bouquet’ltanne bouquet’iltanne
allative bouquet’llenne bouquet’illenne
essive bouquet’nanne bouquet’inanne
translative bouquet’ksenne bouquet’iksenne
abessive bouquet’ttanne bouquet’ittanne
instructive
comitative bouquet’inenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative bouquet’nsa bouquet’nsa
accusative nom. bouquet’nsa bouquet’nsa
gen. bouquet’nsa
genitive bouquet’nsa bouquet’idensa
bouquet’ittensa
partitive bouquet’taan
bouquet’tansa
bouquet’itaan
bouquet’itansa
inessive bouquet’ssaan
bouquet’ssansa
bouquet’issaan
bouquet’issansa
elative bouquet’staan
bouquet’stansa
bouquet’istaan
bouquet’istansa
illative bouquet’hensa bouquet’ihinsa
adessive bouquet’llaan
bouquet’llansa
bouquet’illaan
bouquet’illansa
ablative bouquet’ltaan
bouquet’ltansa
bouquet’iltaan
bouquet’iltansa
allative bouquet’lleen
bouquet’llensa
bouquet’illeen
bouquet’illensa
essive bouquet’naan
bouquet’nansa
bouquet’inaan
bouquet’inansa
translative bouquet’kseen
bouquet’ksensa
bouquet’ikseen
bouquet’iksensa
abessive bouquet’ttaan
bouquet’ttansa
bouquet’ittaan
bouquet’ittansa
instructive
comitative bouquet’ineen
bouquet’inensa

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old French bochet, from bois (woods), from Medieval Latin boscus (grove), from Frankish *busk, 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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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from French bouquet.

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bouquet m (plural bouquets)

  1. Alternative form of buquê