boscage

boscage

[bos-kij]
noun
a mass of trees or shrubs; wood, grove, or thicket.
Also, boskage.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English boskage < Middle French boscage. See bosk, -age

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boscage or boskage (ˈbɒskɪdʒ)
 
n
literary a mass of trees and shrubs; thicket
 
[C14: from Old French bosc, probably of Germanic origin; see bush1, -age]
 
boskage or boskage
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French bosc, probably of Germanic origin; see bush1, -age]

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