bouquet garni

bouquet garni

bouquet garni [boh-key gahr-nee, boo-; French boo-ke gar-nee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural bou·quets gar·nis [boh-keyz gahr-nee, boo-; French boo-ke gar-nee] /boʊˈkeɪz gɑrˈni, bu-; French bu kɛ garˈni/.

  1. a small bundle of herbs, as thyme, parsley, bay leaf, and the like, often tied in a cheesecloth bag and used for flavoring soups, stews, etc.

Origin of bouquet garni From French, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at bouquet, garnish Examples from the Web for bouquet garni Historical Examples of bouquet garni

  • The French wielder of the bouquet-garni, in default of more bloodthirsty entertainment, would be delighted by them.

    Our Stage and Its Critics

    “E.F.S.” of “The Westminster Gazette”

  • British Dictionary definitions for bouquet garni bouquet garni noun plural bouquets garnis (ˈbuːkeɪz ɡɑːˈniː)

    1. a bunch of herbs tied together and used for flavouring soups, stews, etc

    Word Origin for bouquet garni C19: from French, literally: garnished bouquet

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