re·​bo·​te | \ rə̇ˈbōtē \
plural -s

Definition of rebote

1 : the rear wall of a jai alai court
2 : a shot played off the rebote

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History and Etymology for rebote

Spanish, bounce, rebound, from rebotar to rebound, from re- + botar to hurl, thrust, from Old French boter to butt

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“Rebote.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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