follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

babouche

Word Origin and History for babouche
babouche
1690s, from Fr. babouche, from Arabic babush, from Pers. papush, from pa "foot" (related to Avestan pad-, see foot) + posh "covering." Arabic, lacking a -p-, regularly converts -p- in foreign words to -b-.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Word Value for babouche

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends