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French buisson

NounEdit

buisson (plural buissons)

  1. A fruit tree trained on a low stem, the branches closely pruned.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buisson m (plural buissons)

  1. (botany) bush

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of buison