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jardiniere

[jahr-dn-eer, zhahr-dn-yair] /ˌdʒɑr dnˈɪər, ˌʒɑr dnˈyɛər/
noun
1.
an ornamental receptacle or stand for holding plants, flowers, etc.
2.
various vegetables diced and boiled or glazed, used for garnishing meat or poultry.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < French, feminine of jardinier gardener, equivalent to Old French jardin garden + -ier -ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for jardiniere

jardinière

/ˌʒɑːdɪˈnjɛə/
noun
1.
an ornamental pot or trough for plants
2.
a garnish of fresh vegetables, cooked, diced, and served around a dish of meat
Word Origin
C19: from French, feminine of jardinier gardener, from jardingarden
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Word Origin and History for jardiniere
n.

ornamental flower stand, 1841, from French jardinière "flower pot; female gardener, gardener's wife," noun use of fem. of adjective jardinier "of the garden," from jardin (see garden (n.)).

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