bosk


bosk

noun \ˈbäsk\

Definition of BOSK

:  a small wooded area

Variants of BOSK

bosk or bosque \ˈbäsk\

Examples of BOSK

  1. <the thorny branches of the mesquite bosk provide quail and other desert birds with a safe haven from predators>

Origin of BOSK

probably back-formation from bosky
First Known Use: 1814

Rhymes with BOSK

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