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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
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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
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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
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bouquet

noun
1. Cut flowers that have been arranged in a usually small bunch:
2. A sweet or pleasant odor:
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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
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bouquet

[bəʊˈkeɪ buːˈkeɪ] n
[flowers] → bouquet m
[wine] → bouquet mbouquet garni [buːˈkeɪgɑːrˈniː] nbouquet m garni
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bouquet

n
Strauß m, → Bukett nt (geh)
(of wine)Bukett nt, → Blume f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bouquet

[ˈbʊkeɪ] n (of flowers, wine) → bouquet m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bouquet

(buˈkei) noun
1. a bunch of flowers. The bride carried a bouquet of roses.
2. the perfume of wine.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

bou·quet

n. F. bouquet, grupo de estructuras en forma de racimo similares a la letra b.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Their toilet finished, they descended; the carriage awaited them at the door, filled with sweetmeats and bouquets. They fell into the line of carriages.
The babies each had a kitten in one hand and an elegant bouquet of pine needles and grass in the other, and what with the due presentation of the bouquets and the struggles of the kittens, the hugging and kissing was much interfered with.
Ladies met them with bouquets of flowers, and followed by the rushing crowd they went into the station.
There was ice cream, actually two dishes of it, pink and white, and cake and fruit and distracting french bonbons and, in the middle of the table, four great bouquets of hot house flowers.
From over balconies fell long white sheets stuck all over with bouquets. The streets were deserted; it was plain the entire population was assembled on one point.
Go when you will, you find it furnished with those bouquets and immortelles.
Animals with huge humps were feeding in the luxuriant prairies, and were half hidden, sometimes, in the tall grass; spreading forests in bloom redolent of spicy perfumes presented themselves to the gaze like immense bouquets; but, in these bouquets, lions, leopards, hyenas, and tigers, were then crouching for shelter from the last hot rays of the setting sun.
The poor fellow was beside himself to get her a bouquet of camellias.
"After all, the only real roses are the pink ones," said Anne, as she tied white ribbon around Diana's bouquet in the westwardlooking gable at Orchard Slope.
Shaw one evening, and was helping him off with his coat, the bell rang, and a fine bouquet of hothouse flowers was left in Polly's hands, for she never could learn city ways, and opened the door herself.
It is charming, it is like a bouquet of flowers--there is a bouquet of flowers in every line of each page.
On his way, happening to pass by a florist's, he bought a fresh bouquet of flowers.