[ bah-hoo t, -hoot; buh-hoo t, -hoot; French ba y ]
/ ˈbɑ hʊt, -hut; bəˈhʊt, -ˈhut; French ba ˈü /

noun, plural ba·huts [bah-hoo ts, -hoots; buh-hoo ts, -hoots; French ba y] /ˈbɑ hʊts, -huts; bəˈhʊts, -ˈhuts; French ba ˈü/.

a medieval French chest for household goods, originally small and portable.
a dwarf parapet or attic wall, especially one carrying the wall plates of a church roof.

Origin of bahut

1830–40; < French, Old French bahu, bahuz, perhaps < Old Low Franconian *baghôdi cover, protection, equivalent to *bag- bag + *-hôdi protection, akin to hide1, hut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019