bosket

or bos·quet

[ bos-kit ]
/ ˈbɒs kɪt /

noun

a grove; thicket.

Nearby words

  1. bose-einstein statistics,
  2. bosh,
  3. bosk,
  4. boskage,
  5. bosker,
  6. boskop,
  7. boskop man,
  8. boskopoid,
  9. bosky,
  10. bosman ruling

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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