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potpourri

noun
 
 
/ˌpəʊ.pəˈriː/ US  /ˌpoʊ-/
[U] a mixture of dried petals and leaves from various flowers and plants that is used to give a room a pleasant smell
百花香(用作房间熏香的干花瓣及叶子)
a bowl of potpourri
一盆百花香
Toiletry and perfumes
[S] an unusual or interesting mixture of things
混杂物,杂烩
Her new TV show will be a potpourri of arts and media reports.
她的新电视节目是艺术与媒体报道的混合体。
Variety and mixturesMixing and mixturesGroups and collections of thingsGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
Translations of “potpourri”
in Chinese (Traditional) 百花香(用作房間熏香的乾花瓣及葉子), 混雜物,雜燴…
(Definition of potpourri from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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