bautta

noun

ba·​ut·​ta
bä-ˈu̇-tə
plural -s
: a black cloak with a hood that falls so as to mask the face especially for masquerades

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Italian, borrowed from Upper Italian (Venice) bauta, probably from bava slobber, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin

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“Bautta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bautta. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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