Definitions for trousseauˈtru soʊ, truˈsoʊ; -soʊz, -ˈsoʊz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trous•seauˈtru soʊ, truˈsoʊ; -soʊz, -ˈsoʊz(n.)(pl.)-seaux; -seaus.

  1. an outfit of clothing, household linen, etc., for a bride.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of trousseau:

1175–1225; < F; MF troussel=trousse parcel, bundle (of straw, etc.), n. der. of tro(u)sser to fasten (see truss ) +-el dim. suffix (see -elle )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trousseau(noun)

    the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens


  1. trousseau(Noun)

    A bundle.

  2. trousseau(Noun)

    The clothes and linen etc. that a bride collects for her wedding and married life.

  3. Origin: From trousseau, diminutive of trousse ‘bundle’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trousseau(noun)

    the collective lighter equipments or outfit of a bride, including clothes, jewelry, and the like; especially, that which is provided for her by her family


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