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sachet

noun sa·chet \sa-ˈshā\

: a small bag that has a powder or a mixture of dried flowers and spices inside it and that is used to give a pleasant smell to clothes, sheets, etc.

: a small, thin package

Full Definition of SACHET

1
:  a small bag or packet
2
:  a small bag containing a perfumed powder or potpourri used to scent clothes and linens
sa·cheted \-ˈshād\ adjective

Origin of SACHET

Middle French, from Old French, diminutive of sac bag — more at sac
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

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