Definition of Bouquet

1. Noun. An arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present.

Exact synonyms: Corsage, Nosegay, Posy
Generic synonyms: Floral Arrangement, Flower Arrangement



2. Noun. A pleasingly sweet olfactory property.
Exact synonyms: Fragrance, Fragrancy, Redolence, Sweetness
Generic synonyms: Aroma, Odor, Odour, Olfactory Property, Scent, Smell
Derivative terms: Fragrant, Redolent, Sweet

Definition of Bouquet

1. n. A nosegay; a bunch of flowers.

Definition of Bouquet

1. Noun. A bunch of flowers. ¹

2. Noun. The scent of a particular wine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bouquet

1. a bunch of flowers [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bouquet

1. 1. A nosegay; a bunch of flowers. 2. A perfume; an aroma; as, the bouquet of wine. Origin: F. Bouquet bunch, bunch of flowers, trees, feathers, for bousquet, bosquet, thicket, a little wood, dim. Of LL. Boscus. See Bush thicket, and cf. Bosket, Busket. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bouquet

bounteousnesses
bountied
bounties
bountiful
bountifull
bountifuller
bountifully
bountifulness
bountifulnesses
bountihead
bountree
bountrees
bounty
bounty hunter
bounty hunters
bouquet (current term)
bouquet fever
bouquet garni
bouquetin
bouquetlike
bouquets
bourbon
bourbon cream
bourbon creams
bourbonism
bourbonisms
bourbons
bourd
bourder
bourders

Literary usage of Bouquet

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"Sizeof each, in mat, 14 by 17 Each 1.5O bouquet, No. 15. ... Size of each, In arch-top bouquet, No. 16. i mau, 17 by 14 Each 1.5O bouquet, No. 17. ..."

2. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"The three Pennsylvania fortresses owed their safety to the watchfulness and discipline enforced by Colonel Henry bouquet, who in the French and Indian War ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1889)
"Washington to bouquet, 24 August, 1758. 1 " I went Saturday to the top of the ... bouquet to Washington, 21 August, 1758. 8 Twenty five according to the ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1879)
"BRIGADIER-GENERAL HENRY bouquet. BY GEORGE HARRISON FISHER. No. 2. MR. CGF DUMAS, in presenting to the public his French translation of the Account of ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"On the contrary, slow fermentation at a low temperature, furnishes wine which not only keeps better, but acquires eventually a finer bouquet, and becomes ..."

6. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1905)
"bouquet, who does me the favour to deliver this to you, is a Gentleman whose ... TO COLONEL HENRY bouquet (A. ps) COL bouquet New York April 14 1757 Dr Sir ..."

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