bouquet vs corsage what difference

what is difference between bouquet and corsage

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French bouquet. Doublet of bosket.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boʊˈkeɪ/, /buˈkeɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Noun

bouquet (plural bouquets)

  1. A bunch of cut flowers.
  2. The scent of a particular wine.
  3. The heart note of a perfume.
  4. A compliment or expression of praise.
  5. (mathematics) A bouquet of circles.
  6. (card games) The reserve of cards in the game of Flower Garden and variations.
  7. (cartomancy) The ninth Lenormand card, sometimes called Flowers instead.

Derived terms

  • bouquet of circles, bouquet of spheres, bouquets and brickbats

Translations

See also

  • bouquet garni
  • nosegay
  • corsage
  • posy

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from French bouquet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bukɛ/, [b̥uˈkʰɛ] or IPA(key): /buke/, [b̥uˈkʰe]

Noun

bouquet c (singular definite bouqueten or bouquet’en, not used in plural form)

  1. bouquet (scent of wine)

Related terms

  • buket

Further reading

  • “bouquet” in Den Danske Ordbog

French

Etymology

From Old French bochet, from bois (woods), from Medieval Latin boscus (grove), from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bu.kɛ/

Noun

bouquet m (plural bouquets)

  1. bouquet, bunch
  2. a set or selection of something.
  3. aroma, bouquet (scent of wine)

Derived terms

  • bouquet garni

Descendants

Further reading

  • “bouquet” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

Borrowed from French corsage.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɔːˈsɑːʒ/

Noun

corsage (plural corsages)

  1. (obsolete) The size or shape of a person’s body.
  2. (now only historical) The waist or bodice of a woman’s dress.
  3. A small bouquet of flowers, originally worn attached to the bodice of a woman’s dress.
Translations

See also

  • nosegay
  • bouquet
  • posy

Anagrams

  • cargoes, socager

French

Etymology

From Old French cors (body) + -age.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔʁ.saʒ/

Noun

corsage m (plural corsages)

  1. (obsolete) body, torso
  2. (historical) bodice, corsage
  3. blouse, camisole; top

Descendants

  • English: corsage

Further reading

  • “corsage” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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