bois

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin boscus, from Frankish *busk, *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket). Compare Italian bosco, Spanish bosque.

Noun[edit]

bois m (plural bois)

  1. wood (material)
  2. wood, woodland
  3. antler
  4. woodwind

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb boire.

Verb[edit]

bois

  1. first-person singular present indicative of boire
  2. second-person singular present indicative of boire
  3. Second-person singular present imperative of boire

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *boscus, from Frankish *busk, *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket).

Noun[edit]

bois m (oblique plural bois, nominative singular bois, nominative plural bois)

  1. woodland; woods

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. Masculine plural of noun boi.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. dative singular of bas

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