boutonniere


bou·ton·niere

noun \ˌbü-tən-ˈir, ˌbü-tən-ˈyer\

: a flower or small group of flowers that men sometimes wear on their jackets on special occasions (such as weddings)

Full Definition of BOUTONNIERE

:  a flower or bouquet worn in a buttonhole

Origin of BOUTONNIERE

French boutonnière buttonhole, from Middle French, from bouton button
First Known Use: circa 1867

Rhymes with BOUTONNIERE

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