spiritual bouquet

noun

: a card notifying the recipient of a number of devotional acts performed by a Roman Catholic on behalf of a person on special occasions (such as name days or anniversaries) or for the soul of someone recently deceased especially as an expression of sympathy

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spiritual bouquet was in 1886

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“Spiritual bouquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiritual%20bouquet. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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