babouche

noun
ba·​bouche | \ bəˈbüsh, bä- \
plural -s

Definition of babouche

: a slipper of a style that originated in Morocco and that lacks a heel or quarters

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First Known Use of babouche

1695, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for babouche

French, from Arabic bābūj, bābūsh, from Persian pāpūsh

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“Babouche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babouche. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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