posy

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po·sy

noun \ˈpō-zē\

: a small bunch of flowers

: a single cut flower

plural posies

Full Definition of POSY

1
:  a brief sentiment, motto, or legend
2
a :  bouquet, nosegay
b :  flower

Examples of POSY

  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

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