bouquet vs redolence what difference

what is difference between bouquet and redolence

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹed.əl.ənts/

Noun

redolence (countable and uncountable, plural redolences)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being redolent.
    • about 1900, O. Henry, Hygeia at the Solito
      The air was wine and seltzer, perfumed, as they absorbed it, with the delicate redolence of prairie flowers.
  2. (countable) An evocative fragrance.

Translations

Anagrams

  • cedrelone, deceleron

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