French for nosegay.
“Mr. Disraeli was able to make a financial statement burst into a
bouquet of flowers.” —McCarthy: Our Own Times, vol. iii. chap.
xxx. p. 11.
The bouquet of wine,
also called its nosegay, is its aroma.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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