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BOUQUET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bouquet mean? 

BOUQUET (noun)
  The noun BOUQUET has 2 senses:

1. an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
2. a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

  Familiarity information: BOUQUET used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOUQUET (noun)


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Meaning:

An arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bouquet; corsage; nosegay; posy

Hypernyms ("bouquet" is a kind of...):

flower arrangement (a decorative arrangement of flowers)


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Meaning:

A pleasingly sweet olfactory property

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

fragrancy; redolence; bouquet; fragrance; sweetness

Hypernyms ("bouquet" is a kind of...):

aroma; odor; odour; olfactory property; scent; smell (any property detected by the olfactory system)


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