Leather Water Bottle

Kent Fletcher wkfletch at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri May 11 18:10:30 UTC 2001


Per Merriam-Webster:

One entry found for bota.

                     Main Entry: bo┬Ěta
                     Pronunciation: 'bO-t&
                     Function: noun
                     Etymology: Spanish, from Late Latin buttis cask
                     Date: 1832
                     : a leather bottle (as for wine)

Peter Richardson wrote:

> When I was in college, it was called a _bodega_, or _bodega bag_.
>
> PR

And 'bodega' is also a storehouse for wine, dating from 1846.  Per M-W.

Kent Fletcher
Arlington, TX
YN1, USNR Retired



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