buisson

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

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of buison.
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