noun bocks·beu·tel \ˈbäksˌbȯitəl\

Definition of bocksbeutel



  1. :  a short-necked bulbous bottle for white wine produced along the Main river in Germany or for similar wine

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Origin and Etymology of bocksbeutel

borrowed from German, from Bock “he-goat” (going back to Old High German boc) + Beutel “bag, purse, scrotum,” going back to Old High German būtil; from the similarity of its shape to the testes of a goat — more at buck, bud

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a trip made at another's expense

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