babouche

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Etymology[edit]

From French babouche, from Arabic بابوش, from Persian پاپوش (slipper).

Noun[edit]

babouche (plural babouches)

  1. A Turkish or Moroccan slipper having no heel
    • 1729, Abel Boyer, The Royal Dictionary, French and English, and English and French Extracted from the Writings of the Best Authors in Both Languages[1], London: J. and J. Knapton:
      BABOUCHE, S. F. (soulier des Turcs, & autres peuples orientaux,) a Shoe worn by the Turks, and other Oriental Nations.

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