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1. A nosegay; a bunch of flowers.

2. A perfume; an aroma; as, the bouquet of wine.

Origin: f. Bouquet bunch, bunch of flowers, trees, feathers, for bousquet, bosquet, thicket, a little wood, dim. Of LL. Boscus. See bush thicket, and cf. Bosket, Busket.

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Zoology for the Artist

... that the beautiful still life paintings done by Dutch artists in the 17th Century actually took months and months to complete, because they bouquets contain flowers that did not all bloom at the same time. So the artist would start the picture by painting those flowers currently in bloom, ...

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by Julie5
Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Zoology for the Artist
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