bois d'arc

noun \ˈbō-ˌdä(r)k, dialectal also ˈbwä-, ˈbȯr-\

Definition of bois d'arc


bois d'arcs


bois d'arc

  1. :  osage orange; also :  its wood

Origin and Etymology of bois d'arc

American French, literally, bow wood

First Known Use: 1805

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