Jardinière

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jardinière (Cookery) A preparation of mixed vegetables stewed in a sauce with savory herbs, etc.; also, a soup made in this way.
    • Jardinière An ornamental stand or receptacle for plants, flowers, etc., used as a piece of decorative furniture in room.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jardiniere zhar-dē-nyār′ a vessel for the display of flowers, growing or cut: a lappet forming part of an old head-dress.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fem. of jardinier, gardener. See Garden
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., 'a flower-stand,' jardinier, a gardener.