batea

noun ba·tea \ bə-ˈtē-ə , -ˈtā- \

Definition of batea

plural -s
1 : a large shallow pan of wood or iron used for washing sand and gravel to recover gold or valuable minerals
2 : a painted or lacquered tray made of wood or from gourds

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Origin and Etymology of batea

Spanish, perhaps from Arabic bāṭiyah tub


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of batea


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