Pronunciation: (bō'tu; Sp. bô'tä), [key]
—pl. -tasPronunciation: (-tuz; Sp. -täs). [key]
1. Also called bo'ta bag". a wine bag of Spain made of untanned goatskin and usually holding 1–2 liters (1.1–2.2 qt.).
2. a wine barrel of Spain holding 500 liters (132 U.S. gallons).
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