bautta

noun
ba·​ut·​ta | \ bä-ˈu̇-tə \
plural -s

Definition of bautta

: a black cloak with a hood that falls so as to mask the face especially for masquerades

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History and Etymology for bautta

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 21 Oct. 2020.

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