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[ bas-kit, bah-skit ]
/ ˈbæs kɪt, ˈbɑ skɪt /
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noun
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Origin of basket

1250–1300; Middle English basket(te) <early Romance *baskauta (>French dialect bâchot, bachou wooden or interwoven vessel, Old High German baskiza box) <Latin bascauda basin, perhaps <British Celtic

OTHER WORDS FROM basket

bas·ket·like, adjectiveun·bas·ket·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for basket

basket
/ (ˈbɑːskɪt) /

noun

Word Origin for basket

C13: probably from Old Northern French baskot (unattested), from Latin bascauda basketwork holder, of Celtic origin
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