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Middle English bowett, bowat, perhaps from Middle French boete box, from Old French boete, boite, boiste, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin buxita, irregular from Late Latin buxis
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“Bouet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouet. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.
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