A lavender sachet.
The definition of a sachet is a little bag filled with things that smell good to scent the clothes inside a drawer or closet.
An example of a sachet is a mesh bag filled with lavender put into an drawer of shirts.
- a small bag, pad, etc. filled with perfumed powder or dried herbs and placed in dresser drawers, closets, etc. to scent clothing
- powder for such a bagalso sachet powder
Origin of sachetFrench from OFr, diminutive of sac: see sac
- A small pouch of perfumed powder used to scent clothes, as in trunks or closets.
- Chiefly British See packet.
Origin of sachetFrench from Old French diminutive of sac bag from Latin saccus ; see sack 1.
(plural sachets) Chiefly British