bois d'arc


bois d'arc

noun \ˈbō-ˌdä(r)k, dial also ˈbwä-, ˈbr-\
plural bois d'arcs or bois d'arc

Definition of BOIS D'ARC

:  osage orange; also :  its wood

Origin of BOIS D'ARC

American French, literally, bow wood
First Known Use: 1805

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