from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, same as thrush.


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  • Along little cobblestone paths in the French hinterland, and at noisy intersections across the city, French 'vendeurs de muguet'* are warming street curbs with buckets of lilies of the valley and shouting "Le muguet du premier mai!"

    muguet - French Word-A-Day

  • Listen -- hear my son, Max, pronounce the word 'muguet': Download muguet. wav

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  • Listen--hear my son, Max, pronounce the word 'muguet': Download muguet.wav

    muguet - French Word-A-Day

  • The muguet, which is declared in the notes, is quite strong, but alongside its cool floral verdancy I also smell a stronger, high-pitched, colder – and “whiter” - flower, which I can’t help but think of as white lilies.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Also planted this year were several valerian starts, not far from the muguet which did not come up this year.

    souci - French Word-A-Day

  • On the upper end of the spectrum was the Parfum – this was quite simply the most beautifully romantic perfume I had ever smelled, a distillation of pure white flowers centered on the white lily and muguet, and an ethereal dream of a scent.

    A fragrance that changed everything: Anaïs Anaïs by Cacharel

  • I'm doing it with violets and a little muguet here and there.

    I need spring!

  • I meant that odd, greeny muguet-like maybe LOTV stems? that Drama Nuui is conjuring for me....

    I need spring!

  • The mango and jasmine was mostly mango, with the slightest hint of jasmine and quite delicious with an almost jelly-like texture of the mango filling; the muguet tasted primarily of almonds, the bergamot was intense and impressive and the violet-cassis was a heavenly balance of floral sweetness and tart red fruits.

    My First Day in Paris

  • As it happens, my scent of the day was quite possibly the exact opposite of a muguet fragrance - Mukhallat Al Emirates, an Arabic oud-rose perfume oil.

    Happy 1st of May!


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