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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mixture of dried flower petals and spices kept in a jar for its sweet smell. Also: Any mixture or medley.

Usage examples (32)
  • The spicy and sweet fragrance of the potpourri permeated the room.
  • Wipe out with a damp paper towel, much easier than loose potpourri is to clean.
  • What is best described as a potpourri of opportunities for artist to share their talent,
  • "potpourri" model of culture which is made up of a blended "scent" is no longer a tenable argument, at least for now. for more
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