Definition of porte-bouquet in English:

porte-bouquet

Pronunciation /ˌpɔːt bʊˈkeɪ/ /ˌpɔːt bəʊˈkeɪ/

noun

  • A receptacle for holding a bouquet.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Schreiber (1812–1895), translator, businesswoman, and collector. From French porte-bouquet from porte- + bouquet.