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Definition of bouquet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//boʊˈkeɪ//
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  1. 1[countable] a bunch of flowers arranged in an attractive way so that it can be carried in a ceremony or presented as a gift A little girl presented the actress with a large bouquet of flowers. a bridal/wedding bouquet She received a bouquet of red roses on Valentine's Day.
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] the pleasant smell of a type of food or drink, especially of wine a red wine with a full flavor and a fragrant bouquet
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