garrot

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

French garrot

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Noun[edit]

garrot (plural garrots)

  1. A stick or small wooden cylinder used for tightening a bandage, in order to compress the arteries of a limb.
    The Army doctor used a garrot to stop the bleeding from the injured soldier's wound.

Verb[edit]

garrot (third-person singular simple present garrots, present participle garroting, simple past and past participle garroted)

  1. Alternative form of garrote
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Etymology 2[edit]

Origin unknown.

Noun[edit]

garrot (plural garrots)

  1. A seaduck of the genus Bucephala; a goldeneye.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French garrot.

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Noun[edit]

garrot m (plural garrots)

  1. club, truncheon
    Synonym: bastó
  2. garrote (an iron collar formerly used to carry out executions)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Provençal garra (leg) (see jarret) + the suffix -ot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡa.ʁo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

garrot m (plural garrots)

  1. tourniquet
  2. garrot (small wooden cylinder)
  3. garrote
  4. goldeneye (duck)
  5. withers

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Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: garrote

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