bo·​ta ˈbō-tə How to pronounce bota (audio)
: a leather bottle (as for wine)

Examples of bota in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dust off your botas, throw on something cute and get a babysitter because DJs Que Madre, Escaliente and Dro Barlo are in the house, along with live banda by Tamborazo Mi Lindo Zacatecas. Kamren Curiel, Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 2024 Old photos of my parents during this era are iconic: My mom rocked her big Bukis-esque hair; my dad paired high-waisted, fitted Wrangler jeans with a belt, botas, and gold chains. Jenn Torres,, 13 Sep. 2023 Stretch pants, Moon Boots, bota bags, backscratchers, cheese pots, schnapps, sheepskin rugs, and those sensuous midcentury modern fireplaces in avocado green. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 20 Nov. 2020 Gokan adds ingredients to an airtight leather bota bag, periodically adding more, in what is called a solera-style technique., 25 Feb. 2018

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Word History


Spanish, from Late Latin buttis cask

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bota was in 1802

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Cite this Entry

“Bota.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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