Definition of sachet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsæʃeɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sæˈʃeɪ//
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  1. 1(British English) (North American English packet) a closed plastic or paper package that contains a very small amount of liquid or a powder a sachet of sauce/sugar/shampoo
  2. 2a small bag containing dried herbs or flowers that you put with your clothes to make them smell pleasant Her nightdresses were neatly folded, with a lavender sachet between each.
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent. (in sense (2)): from French, ‘little bag’, diminutive of sac, from Latin saccus ‘sack, bag’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sachet

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