bosk

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noun \ˈbäsk\

Definition of bosk

  1. :  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>

Variants of bosk

or

bosque

Origin and Etymology of bosk

probably back-formation from bosky


First Known Use: 1814


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