ba·​rouche | \ bə-ˈrüsh How to pronounce barouche (audio) \

Definition of barouche

: a four-wheeled carriage with a driver's seat high in front, two double seats inside facing each other, and a folding top over the back seat

First Known Use of barouche

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for barouche

German Barutsche, from Italian biroccio, ultimately from Late Latin birotus two-wheeled, from Latin bi- + rota wheel — more at roll

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“Barouche.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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