cabas

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

cabas

  1. A flat basket or frail for figs, etc.
  2. A lady's flat workbasket, reticule, or handbag.
    • Charlotte Brontë, The Professor
      I looked at Frances, she was putting her books into her cabas []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal cabas, a word of Iberian origin (compare Catalan cabàs, Old Portuguese cabaz, Spanish copazo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabas m (plural cabas)

  1. shopping basket

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