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English

See bosk.

Aragonese

Galician

Probably borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc, from Late Latin boscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Portuguese

Probably borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc, from Late Latin boscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow).

Spanish

First attested 1490; borrowed from Catalan or Occitan bosc, from Late Latin boscus or Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz, cognate with English bush, Dutch bos, French bois and Italian bosco.