fougère

noun fou·gère \füˈzher\

Definition of fougère

plural

-s

  1. :  a fragrance that consists of a blend of several oils or scents (such as lavender, citrus, or moss)

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Origin and Etymology of fougère

French, literally, fern (probably originally in Fougère Royale, “Royal Fern,” a fragrance introduced by the Paris perfume house Houbigant in 1882), from Old French fulgiere, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin filicaria fernbrake, from Latin filic-, filix fern


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