Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top

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Alternate forms of Barouche

Hypernyms: carriage, equipage, rig

Origin of the word Barouche

  1. type of four-wheeled carriage, 1801, from dial. Ger. barutsche, from It. baroccio "chariot," originally "two-wheeled car," from L. birotus "two-wheeled," from bi- "two" + rotus "wheel," from rotare "go around" (see rotary). Frenchified in English, but the word is not French. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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