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bota

[ boh-tuh; Spanish baw-tah ]
/ ˈboʊ tə; Spanish ˈbɔ tɑ /
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Definition of bota

noun, plural bo·tas [boh-tuhz; Spanish baw-tahs]. /ˈboʊ təz; Spanish ˈbɔ tɑs/.
Also called bo·ta bag . a wine bag of Spain made of untanned goatskin and usually holding 1–2 liters (1.1–2.2 quarts).
a wine barrel of Spain holding 500 liters (132 U.S. gallons).
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Origin of bota

First recorded in 1725–30; from Spanish, from Late Latin butta, buttis “cask, barrel”; see origin at butt4
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