jardiniere

jardiniere

[jahr-dn-eer, zhahr-dn-yair]
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:
1835–45; < French, feminine of jardinier gardener, equivalent to Old French jardin garden + -ier -ier2

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jardinière (ˌʒɑːdɪˈnjɛə)
 
n
1.  an ornamental pot or trough for plants
2.  a garnish of fresh vegetables, cooked, diced, and served around a dish of meat
 
[C19: from French, feminine of jardinier gardener, from jardingarden]

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