[boot-n-eer, boo-tuhn-yair]
a flower or small bouquet worn, usually by a man, in the buttonhole of a lapel.

1875–80; < French boutonnière buttonhole (bouton button + -ière suffix for things that facilitate the use of that denoted by the stem < Latin -āria -ary Unabridged
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boutonniere (ˌbʊtɒnɪˈɛə)
another name for buttonhole
[C19: from French: buttonhole, from boutonbutton]

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Word Origin & History

1877, from Fr. boutonnière, from bouton (see button).
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He usually sported a boutonniere in the lapel of his well-tailored suits.
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