trousseau
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɹuːsəʊ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtɹuˌsoʊ/
Noun

trousseau (plural trousseaus)

  1. The clothes and linen, etc., that a bride collects for her wedding and married life.
    • 1918, Leo Tolstoy, Louise and Aylmer Maude, transl., Anna Karenina, a Novel (World's Classics; 211), [Cambridge?]: Oxford University Press, OCLC 6561729 ↗; republished Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998, ISBN 978-0-19-158623-1, page 435:
      Consequently, having decided to divide her daughter's trousseau into two parts, a lesser and a larger, the Princess eventually consented to have the wedding before Advent.
  2. (obsolete) A bundle.
Translations
Trousseau
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɹuːsəʊ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtɹuˌsoʊ/
Proper noun
  1. A variety of red wine grape of the species Vitis vinifera originating in eastern France which is often used in port wine; Bastardo.
Synonyms
  • Bastardo



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