Scrabble Word MAQUIS

MAQUIS - is a valid Scrabble word.

Definition of MAQUIS:

  • area of such underbrush
  • a thick underbrush, also MAQUI [n MAQUIS]
  • band of maquis
  • evergreen shrub, Aristotelia chilensis, of Chile, having toothed, oblong leaves, greenish-white flowers, and purple berries, grown as an ornamental in S California
  • guerrilla fighter in the French underground during World War II
  • member of this movement
  • the French underground movement, or Resistance, that combatted the Nazis in World War II
  • thick scrubby evergreen underbrush of Mediterranean shores

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