babiche

noun
ba·​biche | \ bəˈbēsh \
plural -s

Definition of babiche

: thread or thong of sinew, gut, or rawhide

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First Known Use of babiche

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for babiche

Canadian French, of Algonquian origin; akin to Micmac ababich cord, Ojibwa assabâbish thread

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“Babiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babiche. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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