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  • n. Alternative spelling of boutonniere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bouquet worn in a buttonhole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A buttonhole bouquet.
  • n. A buttonhole bouquet.
  • n. In surgery, an incision into the urethra for the removal of an impacted calculus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flower that is worn in a buttonhole

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  • "Instead his picture was placed upon the casket's surface, the picture combed and his dark eyes looked hopefully into the camera. There was a boutonnière in his lapel."
    - 'No Great Mischief', Alistair MacLeod.

    February 19, 2008