barrico

noun bar·ri·co \bəˈrē(ˌ)kō, British often ˈbrākə\

Definition of barrico

plural

barricoes

also

barricos

  1. :  a small cask :  keg

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Origin and Etymology of barrico

perhaps altered from French barrique or Occitan barrica “barrel” — more at 2barricade First found in the writings of the soldier and explorer John Smith. The presumption that the word is borrowed from Spanish, found in various references, runs against the fact that Spanish barrica, “barrel,” is not attested before 1639.


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