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bouquet

 [boo-ka´]
a structure resembling a cluster of flowers.

bou·quet

(bū-kā'),
A cluster or bunch of structures, especially of blood vessels, suggesting a bouquet.
[Fr.]

bou·quet

(bū-kā')
A cluster or bunch of structures, especially of blood vessels, suggesting a bouquet.
[Fr.]

bouquet

a structure resembling a cluster of flowers.
References in classic literature ?
Albert placed the fresh bouquet in his button-hole, but he kept the faded one in his hand; and when he again met the calash, he raised it to his lips, an action which seemed greatly to amuse not only the fair lady who had thrown it, but her joyous companions also.
This belief was changed into certainty when Franz saw the bouquet (conspicuous by a circle of white camellias) in the hand of a charming harlequin dressed in rose-colored satin.
The heroine of the bouquet kept her word; she gave Albert no sign of her existence the morrow or the day after.
If I hadn't seized that bouquet from under his nose he might have been alive now, and a happy man.
Let him think the bouquet was for you; then there'd have been no trouble.
Shaw stood on the rug, looking rather grim; the bouquet lay on the table, and beside it a note, directed to "Frank Moore, Esq.
She lifted the bouquet from the ground, and then, as if inwardly ashamed at having stepped aside from her maidenly reserve to respond to a stranger's greeting, passed swiftly homeward through the garden.
You are a connoisseur in flowers, signor," said Beatrice, with a smile, alluding to the bouquet which he had flung her from the window.
I remember, signora," said Giovanni, "that you once promised to reward me with one of these living gems for the bouquet which I had the happy boldness to fling to your feet.
When I presented my bouquet, he gnashed his teeth with jealousy.
She kept the bouquet close to her on the cushion, and wouldn't allow Jip to sit on that side of her at all, for fear he should crush it.
When the conversation was interrupted in the manner stated by the arrival of the officer who purchased the bouquet.