boskage

[bos-kij]

noun


Nearby words

  1. bose,
  2. bose-einstein condensate,
  3. bose-einstein statistics,
  4. bosh,
  5. bosk,
  6. bosker,
  7. bosket,
  8. boskop,
  9. boskop man,
  10. boskopoid

boscage

or bos·kage

[bos-kij]

noun

a mass of trees or shrubs; wood, grove, or thicket.

Origin of boscage

1350–1400; Middle English boskage < Middle French boscage. See bosk, -age

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boscage

boskage

noun

literary a mass of trees and shrubs; thicket

Word Origin for boscage

C14: from Old French bosc, probably of Germanic origin; see bush 1, -age

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