bridal wreath


: a spirea (Spiraea prunifolia) widely grown for its umbels of small white flowers borne in spring

Examples of bridal wreath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Princess Mary also wore a flower bridal wreath on her head. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2023 Forsythia, flowering quince, bridal wreath spirea are all beginning to bloom. Janet B. Carson, Arkansas Online, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bridal wreath was circa 1889

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“Bridal wreath.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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