Meaning of “bouquet” in the English Dictionary

"bouquet" in British English

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bouquetnoun

uk /buˈkeɪ/ us /boʊˈkeɪ/

bouquet noun (FLOWERS)

[ C ] a group of flowers that have been fastened together and attractively arranged so that they can be given as a present or carried on formal occasions:

a bouquet of flowers
Chris sent me a lovely bouquet when I was sick.

bouquet noun (SMELL)

[ C or U ] specialized food & drink the characteristic smell of a wine or liqueur:

This wine has a rich, oaky bouquet.

(Definition of “bouquet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bouquet" in American English

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bouquetnoun

us /boʊˈkeɪ, bu-/

bouquet noun (FLOWERS)

[ C ] a group of flowers that have been attractively arranged so that they can be given as a present or carried on a formal occasion

bouquet noun (SMELL)

[ U ] the smell of something, esp. wine:

a fruity bouquet

(Definition of “bouquet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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