Meaning of “potpourri” in the English Dictionary


"potpourri" in English

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

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potpourrinoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌpoʊ·pəˈri/

a mixture of dried flower petals and spices, used to make a room or drawer smell pleasant:

[ U ] She liked the scent of floral potpourri.

A potpourri is also a mixed grouping of things:

[ C ] a potpourri of scenes

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