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[jahr-dn-eer, zhahr-dn-yair] /ˌdʒɑr dnˈɪər, ˌʒɑr dnˈyɛər/

an ornamental receptacle or stand for holding plants, flowers, etc.
various vegetables diced and boiled or glazed, used for garnishing meat or poultry.
an ornamental pot or trough for plants
a garnish of fresh vegetables, cooked, diced, and served around a dish of meat

ornamental flower stand, 1841, from French jardinière “flower pot; female gardener, gardener’s wife,” noun use of fem. of adjective jardinier “of the garden,” from jardin (see garden (n.)).


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