[ bab-ruh-kot ]
/ ˈbæb rəˌkɒt /


a wooden grating used by Indians in South America for roasting and drying food.


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Origin of babracot

of uncertain origin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020