From Middle High German becken, from Old High German becki, beckin, from Vulgar Latin *baccīnum (possibly attested as bacchinon, 6th century), probably from Gaulish. Compare Dutch bekken and further French bassin, English basin.
Becken n (genitive Beckens, plural Becken)
- basin, wide bowl
- a swimming pool or other artificial pool
- (geology) basin
- (anatomy) pelvis
- (music) cymbal
- inflected form of