bota bag etymology

English word bota bag comes from Latin buttis (Cask, barrel.)

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Detailed word origin of bota bag

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
buttis Latin (lat) Cask, barrel.
bota Spanish (spa) Boot. Bota bag; soft pouch, usually suspended from a cord or lanyard, for carrying wine or other beverages (similar to a canteen).
bota bag English (eng) A traditional Greek or Spanish wineskin bag. Typically it is made of leather, and is used to carry wine, although any liquid can be carried.