sachet

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noun sa·chet \sa-ˈshā\

Definition of sachet

  1. 1 :  a small bag or packet

  2. 2 :  a small bag containing a perfumed powder or potpourri used to scent clothes and linens

sacheted

play \-ˈshād\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of sachet

Middle French, from Old French, diminutive of sac bag — more at sac


First Known Use: 15th century

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SACHET Defined for English Language Learners

sachet

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noun sa·chet \sa-ˈshā\

Definition of sachet for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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