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jardiniere

[ jahr-dn-eer, zhahr-dn-yair ]
/ ˌdʒɑr dnˈɪər, ˌʒɑr dnˈyɛər /
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noun

an ornamental receptacle or stand for holding plants, flowers, etc.
various vegetables diced and boiled or glazed, used for garnishing meat or poultry.

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Origin of jardiniere

1835–45; <French, feminine of jardinier gardener, equivalent to Old French jardingarden + -ier-ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for jardiniere

jardinière
/ (ˌʒɑːdɪˈnjɛə) /

noun

an ornamental pot or trough for plants
a garnish of fresh vegetables, cooked, diced, and served around a dish of meat

Word Origin for jardinière

C19: from French, feminine of jardinier gardener, from jardin garden
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