bosk

noun
\ ˈbäsk How to pronounce bosk (audio) \
variants: or bosque

Definition of bosk

: a small wooded area

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Examples of bosk in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of bosk

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bosk

probably back-formation from bosky

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“Bosk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bosk. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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