buisson

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French buison, boissun ‎(stand of wild shrubs), diminutive of Old French bois, bosc ‎(area planted with trees), from Frankish *bosk, *busk ‎(bush), from Proto-Germanic *buskaz ‎(bush, thicket), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- ‎(to grow). Cognate with Old Norse buskr ‎(bush), Middle High German busch, bosch ‎(bush), Middle English busshe. More at bush; bois +‎ -on.

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Noun[edit]

buisson m ‎(plural buissons)

  1. (botany) bush

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

buisson m ‎(oblique plural buissons, nominative singular buissons, nominative plural buisson)

  1. Alternative form of buison