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bota

[boh-tuh; Spanish baw-tah] /ˈboʊ tə; Spanish ˈbɔ tɑ/
noun, plural botas
[boh-tuh z; Spanish baw-tahs] /ˈboʊ təz; Spanish ˈbɔ tɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
Also called bota bag. a wine bag of Spain made of untanned goatskin and usually holding 1–2 liters (1.1–2.2 quarts).
2.
a wine barrel of Spain holding 500 liters (132 U.S. gallons).
Origin
< Spanish < Late Latin butta, buttis cask; see butt4
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