bouquet

See also: Bouquet

EnglishEdit

 
Porcelain bouquet, from circa 1760

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bouquet. Doublet of bosket.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /boʊˈkeɪ/, /buˈkeɪ/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪ

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. The heart note of a perfume.
    The remarkable flower bouquet lasts for hours until it dissolves into a sweet vanilla smell.
  4. A compliment or expression of praise.
  5. (mathematics) A bouquet of circles.
  6. (card games) The reserve of cards in the game of Flower Garden and variations.
  7. (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)

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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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