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