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Yes. The word bois is a Scrabble US word. The word bois is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

B3O1I1S1

Is bois a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word bois is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

B3O1I1S1

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You can make 23 words from 'bois' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'bois'

BIOS 6BOIS 6
OBIS 6 

3 letters words from 'bois'

BIO 5BIS 5
BOI 5BOS 5
IOS 3ISO 3
OBI 5OBS 5
OIS 3SIB 5
SOB 5 

2 letters words from 'bois'

BI 4BO 4
IO 2IS 2
OB 4OI 2
OS 2SI 2
SO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of bois

bois obis bios ibos oibs iobs bosi obsi bsoi sboi osbi sobi biso ibso bsio sbio isbo sibo oisb iosb osib soib isob siob

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bois. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bois.

Definitions and meaning of bois

bois

Noun

bois

  1. plural of boi

Anagrams

  • BIOS, Ibos, SIBO, bios, obis, sibo

French

Etymology 1

From Middle French bois, boys, boiz, from Old French bosc, bois, from Late Latin boscus or Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket). Compare Italian bosco, Spanish bosque, Dutch bos and English bush.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bwa/, /bwɑ/

Noun

bois m (plural bois)

  1. wood (material)
  2. wood, woodland
  3. antler
  4. woodwind

Derived terms

Related terms

  • buisson

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bwa/
  • Homophone: boit

Verb

bois

  1. inflection of boire:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

Anagrams

  • bios

Further reading

  • “bois” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Noun

bois

  1. plural of boi

Irish

Noun

bois

  1. inflection of bos:
    1. dative singular
    2. dual all cases

Mutation


Old French

Alternative forms

  • bosc

Etymology

From Late Latin boscus, Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket).

Noun

bois m (oblique plural bois, nominative singular bois, nominative plural bois)

  1. woodland; woods

Derived terms

  • buison
  • boschage

Descendants

  • Bourguignon: boo
  • Bourbonnais-Berrichon: bou
  • Middle French: bois, boys, boiz
    • French: bois
      • Haitian Creole: bwa
  • Gallo: boéz, (Ille, Vilaine) boueil
  • Norman: bouais (Jersiais), bwee (Sercquiais)
  • Orléanais: boué (Solognot)
  • Picard: bôs (Athois), bos (Ch'ti)
  • Walloon: bos (Charleroi), bwès (Forrières, Liégeois)
  • Old French: bousquet, bochet, bouquet
    • Middle French: bouquet, boucquet
      • French: bouquet
        • English: bouquet
    • Gallo: bóqèt
    • Norman: boûquet
    • Picard: bouqueû, bouqueut
    • Walloon: boukèt

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈbojʃ/

Noun

bois

  1. plural of boi

Sambali

Noun

boís

  1. tax

Sardinian

Alternative forms

  • vois

Etymology

From Latin vōbīs..

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔis/

Pronoun

bois (possessive bostru)

  1. you (plural), ye
    Synonym: bos, bosateros

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

bois

  1. dative singular of bas

Usage notes

  • Also used as nominative.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • BOI, (slang) a lesbian who adopts a boyish appearance or manners.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)