what is difference between bouquet and posy
Borrowed from French bouquet. Doublet of bosket.
- IPA(key): /boʊˈkeɪ/, /buˈkeɪ/
- Rhymes: -eɪ
bouquet (plural bouquets)
- A bunch of cut flowers.
- The scent of a particular wine.
- The heart note of a perfume.
- A compliment or expression of praise.
- (mathematics) A bouquet of circles.
- (card games) The reserve of cards in the game of Flower Garden and variations.
- (cartomancy) The ninth Lenormand card, sometimes called Flowers instead.
- bouquet of circles, bouquet of spheres, bouquets and brickbats
- bouquet garni
Borrowed from French bouquet.
- IPA(key): /bukɛ/, [b̥uˈkʰɛ] or IPA(key): /buke/, [b̥uˈkʰe]
bouquet c (singular definite bouqueten or bouquet’en, not used in plural form)
- bouquet (scent of wine)
- “bouquet” in Den Danske Ordbog
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”).
- IPA(key): /bu.kɛ/
bouquet m (plural bouquets)
- bouquet, bunch
- a set or selection of something.
- aroma, bouquet (scent of wine)
- bouquet garni
- “bouquet” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
Shortening of poesy (“poetry”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpəʊzi/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈpoʊzi/
- Rhymes: -əʊzi
posy (plural posies)
- A flower; a small bouquet; a nosegay. [from 1570s]
- (archaic) A verse of poetry, especially a motto or an inscription on a ring. [from early 15th c.]
- “posy”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
- -opsy, Pyos, YOPs, poys, yops