bois d'arc

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

Definition of bois d'arc 

: osage orange also : its wood

First Known Use of bois d'arc

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bois d'arc

American French, literally, bow wood

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