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



BrE BrE//ˈtruːsəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtruːsoʊ//
(pl. trousseaus, trousseaux
BrE BrE//ˈtruːsəʊz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtruːsoʊz//
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the clothes and other possessions collected by a woman who is soon going to get married, to begin her married life with Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, diminutive of trousse ‘bundle’ (a sense also found in Middle English).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trousseau