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bosket

or bos·quet

[ bos-kit ]
/ ˈbɒs kɪt /
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noun

a grove; thicket.

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Origin of bosket

1730–40; earlier bosquet<French <Italian boschetto, equivalent to bosc(o) wood (see bush1) + -etto-et
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British Dictionary definitions for bosket

bosket

bosquet

/ (ˈbɒskɪt) /

noun

a clump of small trees or bushes; thicket

Word Origin for bosket

C18: from French bosquet, from Italian boschetto, from bosco wood, forest; see bush 1
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