bouet

noun bou·et \ˈbüə̇t\

Definition of bouet

plural

-s

Scottish

  1. :  a small hand lantern

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Origin and Etymology of bouet

Middle English bowett, bowat, perhaps from Middle French boete box, from Old French boete, boite, boiste, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin buxita, irregular from Late Latin buxis — more at box


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