Translation of bouquet in Spanish:

bouquet

Pronunciation: /bəʊˈkeɪ; buːˈkeɪ; bʊˈkeɪ; bəʊˈkeɪ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of flowers) ramo (m); (small) ramillete (m)
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    • I was presented with a lovely bouquet of flowers, given a gift voucher to spend and someone took me round the store in a wheelchair.
    • As a symbol of the temple's gratitude Her Majesty was presented with a large bouquet of flowers and a ceremonial sword.
    • All three were presented with bouquets of flowers.
    1.2 (compliment) elogio (m), flor (f)
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    • Use the comments function to throw bouquets and brickbats, if you feel like it.
    • ‘We have learnt to live with the bouquets and brickbats, which we realise to be part of our occupational hazard’, he adds.
    • After all the bouquets must come the brickbats.
  • 2 (of wine) bouquet (m), aroma (m)
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    • The fact that esters are formed at different rates, some of them reaching equilibrium only after decades, helps to explain the changes in wine aroma and bouquet during ageing.
    • As a precaution, I had scented toilet paper stuffed up my nose, but the bouquet still came on like a rotten gauntlet across the snout.
    • The great outdoors murders a fine wine's bouquet and strong-tasting barbecue fare ruins the restrained, delicate flavours of expensive bottles.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.