Origin and Etymology of bouquet garni
First Known Use: circa 1852See Words from the same year
BOUQUET GARNI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bouquet garni for English Language Learners
: a bunch of herbs that are tied together or put in a cloth bag and cooked with food to add flavor but removed before the food is served
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