bouquet-garni

bouquet garni

[boh-key gahr-nee, boo-; French boo-ke gar-nee]
noun, plural bouquets garnis [boh-keyz gahr-nee, boo-; French boo-ke gar-nee] .
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:
1850–55; < French; see bouquet, garnish

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bouquet garni (ˈbuːkeɪ ɡɑːˈniː)
 
n , pl bouquets garnis
a bunch of herbs tied together and used for flavouring soups, stews, etc
 
[C19: from French, literally: garnished bouquet]

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