Bouquet Garni Definition

A mixture of herbs, orig. thyme, bay leaf, and parsley, tied by the stems or placed in a cloth bag, added as to a broth or stew during cooking, and removed before serving.
Webster's New World
A mixture of herbs chopped fine and added directly to foods during cooking.
Webster's New World

Origin of Bouquet Garni

  • French bouquet bunch garni past participle of garnir to garnish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French bouquet garni, meaning garnished bouquet.

    From Wiktionary

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