bouquet [boquet] n

Fr. 'little wood', 'bush'.

  1. Bunch of flowers; floral arrangement; display of blooms; [fig.] experience; destiny; chronology; range of events.
  2. Garden party; nature scene; field of blossoms; [fig.] rainbow; sunset; panorama.
  3. Nosegay; posy; corsage; [fig.] reverence; veneration; compliment; courtly offering; [metaphor] fascicle; chapbook; packet of poetry.
  4. Revelation; inspiration; poetry; anthology; collection of insights; [sound play /bo:ke:/] booklet; little book.