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bountiful liberal in giving; generous. [2 definitions]
bounty the quality of giving in abundance; generosity. [3 definitions]
bouquet a decorative bunch of flowers. [2 definitions]
Bourbon a member of an aristocratic French family that produced rulers of France, Spain, and Naples at various times in the sixteenth through twentieth centuries, or the name of this family itself. [2 definitions]
bourbon an aged whiskey made from corn mash.
bourg a medieval town or village, esp. near a castle. [2 definitions]
bourgeois of, related to, or characteristic of the middle class. [6 definitions]
bourgeoisie the middle class. [2 definitions]
bourgeon variant of burgeon.
bourguignon see "beef bourguignon."
bourrée a French dance of the seventeenth century that is similar to the gavotte. [2 definitions]
bourride (French) a stew from the south of France made with fish, vegetables, and white wine, flavored and thickened with mayonnaise containing crushed garlic, and served over bread.
bourse a stock exchange of a European city, esp. of Paris, France.
boustrophedon an ancient method of writing in which the words run in opposite directions on alternate lines.
bout an athletic match, as between wrestlers or boxers. [3 definitions]
boutique a small shop, esp. one specializing in gifts or fashionable clothes and accessories.
boutonniere a flower or flowers worn in a buttonhole of a lapel.
bouvardia any of several tropical American plants cultivated for their showy red or white flowers.
Bouvier des Flandres any of a breed of large dog that has a rough coat and pointed ears and was originally used in Belgium for herding cattle.
bouzouki a long-necked stringed musical instrument resembling a mandolin or lute.
bovine of, related to, or resembling a cow or ox. [3 definitions]