- The definition of a bouquet is an attractively arranged bunch of flowers often given as a gift or carried by a bride or bridesmaids.
A dozen roses tied neatly at the bottom with a string and carried by a bride is an example of a bouquet.
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- a bunch of cut flowers
- a fragrant smell or aroma; esp., the characteristic aroma of a wine or brandy
Origin: French a plume, nosegay, older bosquet ; from Old French boschet: see bosket
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- A small cluster or arrangement of flowers.
- The fragrance typical of a wine or liqueur. See Synonyms at fragrance.
Origin: French, from Old French bosquet, thicket, diminutive of bosc, forest, of Germanic origin.