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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How to use bota in a sentence
The bota is the retail receptacle, the cuero is the wholesale one.Gatherings From Spain | Richard Ford
They are taking wine from the bota, the long-spouted leather bottle from which only the Spaniard has the skill to drink.Things seen in Spain | C. Gasquoine Hartley
On getting up in the morning Sancho Panza was grieved to find the contents of his bota decidedly diminished.The Story of Don Quixote | Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Iba Sancho Panza sobre su jumento, como un patriarca con sus alforjas y bota.Gatherings From Spain | Richard Ford
The bota passed from hand to hand, while the ladies, seated on carpets, were sipping water and smoking their cigarettes.The Smuggler Chief | Gustave Aimard