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bou·quet

 (bō-kā′, bo͞o-)
n.
1. A small cluster or arrangement of flowers.
2. A fragrant smell, especially of a wine or liqueur. See Synonyms at fragrance.

[French, from Old French bosquet, thicket, diminutive of bosc, forest, of Germanic origin.]

bouquet

n
1. (Horticulture) a bunch of flowers, esp a large carefully arranged one
2. (Cookery) Also called: nose the characteristic aroma or fragrance of a wine or liqueur
3. a compliment or expression of praise
[C18: from French: thicket, from Old French bosc forest, wood, probably of Germanic origin; see bush1]

bou•quet

(boʊˈkeɪ, bu- for 1,2; buˈkeɪ or, occas., boʊ- for 3 )

n.
1. a bunch of flowers; nosegay.
2. the characteristic aroma of wines, liqueurs, etc.
3. a compliment.
[1710–20; < French: bunch, orig. thicket, grove; Old French bosquet=bosc wood (< Germanic; see bosk, bush1) + -et -et]

Bouquet

 a nosegay or bunch, cluster, etc. See also bow.
Examples: bouquet of beaters [game beaters], 1875; of feathers; of fireworks [a large flight of rockets], 1879; of flowers; of herbs, 1846; of jewels, 1716; of pheasants [the flight of the flock from the beaters—Lipton, 1970]; of rockets, 1879.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bouquet - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a presentbouquet - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
2.bouquet - a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
aroma, odor, olfactory property, odour, smell, scent - any property detected by the olfactory system

bouquet

noun
1. bunch of flowers, spray, garland, wreath, posy, buttonhole, corsage, nosegay, boutonniere a bouquet of dried violets
2. aroma, smell, scent, perfume, fragrance, savour, odour, redolence a Sicilian wine with a light red colour and a bouquet of cloves

bouquet

noun
1. Cut flowers that have been arranged in a usually small bunch:
2. A sweet or pleasant odor:
Translations
بَاقَةباقَةُ زُهورشَذا، عَبَق، عَصْفَةُ نَبيذ
kyticebuket
buketduftbouquet
kukkakimppu
buket
csokorvirágcsokor
blómvöndurvínilmur
ブーケ
꽃다발
bukietaspuokštė
aromātsbuķetepušķis
buketkytica
šopek
bukett
ช่อดอกไม้
bó hoa

bouquet

[bʊˈkeɪ] N
1. [of flowers] → ramo m, ramillete m
2. [of wine] → buqué m

bouquet

[bəʊˈkeɪ buːˈkeɪ] n
[flowers] → bouquet m
[wine] → bouquet mbouquet garni [buːˈkeɪgɑːrˈniː] nbouquet m garni

bouquet

n
Strauß m, → Bukett nt (geh)
(of wine)Bukett nt, → Blume f

bouquet

[ˈbʊkeɪ] n (of flowers, wine) → bouquet m inv

bouquet

(buˈkei) noun
1. a bunch of flowers. The bride carried a bouquet of roses.
2. the perfume of wine.

bouquet

بَاقَة kytice buket Strauß μπουκέτο ramo kukkakimppu bouquet buket mazzo di fiori ブーケ 꽃다발 boeket bukett bukiet buquê, ramo de flores букет bukett ช่อดอกไม้ buket bó hoa 花束

bou·quet

n. F. bouquet, grupo de estructuras en forma de racimo similares a la letra b.
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When a lady, in a delicate and costly summer garb, with a floating veil and gracefully swaying gown, and, altogether, an ethereal lightness that made you look at her beautifully slippered feet, to see whether she trod on the dust or floated in the air,--when such a vision happened to pass through this retired street, leaving it tenderly and delusively fragrant with her passage, as if a bouquet of tea-roses had been borne along, --then again, it is to be feared, old Hepzibah's scowl could no longer vindicate itself entirely on the plea of near-sightedness.
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At six in the morning, I was in Covent Garden Market, buying a bouquet for Dora.
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But he was back in a few moments, having discarded his broom and provided himself, from some mysterious source, with an exquisite bouquet of flowers.
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