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

 

trousseau

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtruːsəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtruːsoʊ//
 
(pl. trousseaus, trousseaux
BrE BrE//ˈtruːsəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtruːsoʊz//
 
)
(old-fashioned)
 
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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 Origin mid 19th cent.: from French, diminutive of trousse ‘bundle’ (a sense also found in Middle English).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trousseau