bosk

noun \ ˈbäsk \
variants: or bosque

Definition of bosk

: a small wooded area

Examples of bosk in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of bosk

probably back-formation from bosky


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