Meaning of bouquet

bou•quet

Pronunciation: (bō-kā', b- for 1, 2 b-kā' or, occas., bō- for 3), [key]
— n.
  1. a bunch of flowers; nosegay.
  2. a compliment: The drama critics greeted her performance with bouquets.
  3. the characteristic aroma of wines, liqueurs, etc.
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