bosque

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Bosque

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See bosk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosque (plural bosques)

  1. Rare spelling of bosk. [19th century]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bosque (forest), from Late Latin boscus, from Frankish *busc (Compare Middle Dutch busch), from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (forest, woods). Perhaps also influenced by bosk via etymology 1. Doublet of bush.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosque (plural bosques)

  1. (southern US) A gallery forest found growing along a river bank or on the flood plain of a watercourse.
See also[edit]

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc, from Late Latin boscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosque m (plural bosques)

  1. forest

References[edit]

  • bosque” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bosque” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • bosque” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc, from Late Latin boscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosque m (plural bosques)

  1. grove

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested 1490; borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc[1], from Late Latin boscus or Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz, cognate with English bush, French bois, Italian bosco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bosque m (plural bosques)

  1. forest

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]