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How do you spell boutineer? How do you spell boutonniere?

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How do you spell boutineer?  How do you spell boutonniere?

How do you spell boutineer?A boutonnière is a small floral decoration worn in a buttonhole or on the lapel of a suit jacket. Grooms and groomsmen often wear boutonnieres at weddings. You will often find the word spelled as “boutineer” on American websites but the proper spelling is actually boutonnière.Boutonnières are normally held in place with a florist's pin. They can be made of fresh or artificial flowers and often contain a flower bud instead of a fully opened flower.According to Wikipedia the word Boutonniere derives from the french word; "Buttonhole Flower." Similar to a wedding bouquet, in the 16th...

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