bosket or bos·quet [bos-kit] Word Originnoun
- a grove; thicket.
Origin of bosket 1730–40; earlier bosquet French Italian boschetto, equivalent to bosc(o) wood (see bush1) + -etto -et Related Words for bosket shrubbery, tree, foliage, hedge, thicket, topiary, bush, brier, boscage, bosket British Dictionary definitions for bosket bosket bosquet noun
- a clump of small trees or bushes; thicket
Word Origin for bosket C18: from French bosquet, from Italian boschetto, from bosco wood, forest; see bush 1