Pronounced: MITH-rih-day-tiz-um, noun

Notes: I ran across this word while researching a recent word, and thought the background was interesting (and it gave me a laugh)

Yesterday’s word

The word boscage is “a mass of trees or shrubs”

First usage

Our word came into English in the second half of the 1300s

Background / Comments

Our word came from the Middle English boskage, which came from the Middle French word boscage.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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