bosquet

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

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Examples of bosquet in a Sentence

a dense bosquet shields the trailhead from the bridle path

First Known Use of bosquet

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bosquet

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

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The first known use of bosquet was circa 1737

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“Bosquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bosquet. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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