jardiniere


jardiniere

noun

  1. an ornamental receptacle or stand for holding plants, flowers, etc.
  2. various vegetables diced and boiled or glazed, used for garnishing meat or poultry.

noun

  1. an ornamental pot or trough for plants
  2. a garnish of fresh vegetables, cooked, diced, and served around a dish of meat
n.

ornamental flower stand, 1841, from French jardinière “flower pot; female gardener, gardener’s wife,” noun use of fem. of adjective jardinier “of the garden,” from jardin (see garden (n.)).

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