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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.
References in classic literature ?
Albert placed the fresh bouquet in his button-hole, but he kept the faded one in his hand; and when he again met the calash, he raised it to his lips, an action which seemed greatly to amuse not only the fair lady who had thrown it, but her joyous companions also.
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.
To counteract the audacity of this proceeding he led her to a bamboo sofa in a less secluded part of the conservatory, and sitting down beside her broke a lily-of-the-valley from her bouquet.
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.
At six in the morning, I was in Covent Garden Market, buying a bouquet for Dora.
She could smell the big bouquet of lilacs, see the pink-flounced parasol, feel the stiffness of the starched buff calico and the hated prick of the black and yellow porcupine quills.
and putting out his hand to her bouquet and dropping his voice, he added, "You will be the prettiest there.
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.