bos·​quet ˈbä-skət How to pronounce bosquet (audio)

Example Sentences

a dense bosquet shields the trailhead from the bridle path

Word History


borrowed from French, "grove, thicket," going back to Middle French, probably borrowed from Old Occitan, from bosc "forest, wood" (going back to Germanic *boska-, *buska- "shrub, thicket") + -et -et entry 1 — more at bush entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bosquet was circa 1737

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Cite this Entry

“Bosquet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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