cabassou

noun
ca·​bas·​sou | \ kəˈba(ˌ)sü, ¦kabə¦sü \
plural -s

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First Known Use of cabassou

1774, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabassou

French, probably from Galibi capaçou

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“Cabassou.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabassou. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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