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noun bo·de·ga \bō-ˈdā-gə\

Definition of bodega

  1. 1 :  a storehouse for maturing wine

  2. 2 a :  wineshop b (1) :  1bar 5a (2) :  barroom

  3. 3 :  a usually small grocery store in an urban area; specifically :  one specializing in Hispanic groceries

Origin and Etymology of bodega

Spanish, from Latin apotheca storehouse — more at apothecary

First Known Use: 1846

Rhymes with bodega

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