or bos·quet



a grove; thicket.

Origin of bosket

1730–40; earlier bosquet < French < Italian boschetto, equivalent to bosc(o) wood (see bush1) + -etto -et Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bosket

shrubbery, tree, foliage, hedge, thicket, topiary, bush, brier, boscage

British Dictionary definitions for bosket




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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