bois d'arc

[ boh dahrk ]
/ ˈboʊ ˌdɑrk /

noun, plural bois d'arcs, bois d'arc. Louisiana French.

Origin of bois d'arc

1795–1805, Americanism; < Louisiana French: literally, bow wood
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