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



BrE BrE//ˈpəʊzi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊzi//
(pl. posies)
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a small bunch of flowers Word Origin late Middle English (originally referring to a short motto or line of verse inscribed inside a ring): contraction of poesy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: posy