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corsage

noun cor·sage \kr-ˈsäzh, -ˈsäj, ˈkr-ˌ\

: a flower or small group of flowers that a woman sometimes wears on her clothing or attached to her wrist on special occasions (such as weddings)

Full Definition of CORSAGE

1
:  the waist or bodice of a dress
2
:  an arrangement of flowers worn as a fashion accessory

Origin of CORSAGE

French, bust, bodice, from Old French, bust, from cors body, from Latin corpus
First Known Use: 1830

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