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posy

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noun po·sy \ˈpō-zē\

Simple Definition of posy

  • : a small bunch of flowers

  • : a single cut flower

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of posy

plural posies

  1. 1 :  a brief sentiment, motto, or legend

  2. 2 a :  bouquet, nosegay b :  flower

Examples of posy in a sentence

  1. a pocket full of posies

  2. <gathered a posy of wildflowers to present to his girlfriend>



Origin of posy

alteration of poesy


First Known Use: 1533

Rhymes with posy


POSY Defined for Kids

posy

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noun po·sy \ˈpō-zē\

Definition of posy for Students

plural posies

  1. 1 :  a small bunch of flowers

  2. 2 :  1flower 1





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