Definitions for Basquebæsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Basque(noun)

    a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain

  2. Basque(noun)

    the language of the Basque people; of no known relation to any other language


  1. Basque(Noun)

    A member of a people living in the western Pyrenees and the Bay of Biscay in France and Spain.

  2. Basque(Adjective)

    Relative to the Basque people or their language.

  3. Basque(ProperNoun)

    The language of the Basque people.

  4. basque(Noun)

    The part of a waistcoat etc. extending below the waist.

  5. basque(Noun)

    A woman's close-fitting bodice having such a feature; a corset.

  6. Origin: From Vascones, a Roman era tribe in the Franco-Cantabrian region of southern Europe who were ancestors of the current Basque population. Cognate to Gascon; see Gascony for details.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basque(adj)

    pertaining to Biscay, its people, or their language

  2. Basque(noun)

    one of a race, of unknown origin, inhabiting a region on the Bay of Biscay in Spain and France

  3. Basque(noun)

    the language spoken by the Basque people

  4. Basque(noun)

    a part of a lady's dress, resembling a jacket with a short skirt; -- probably so called because this fashion of dress came from the Basques


  1. Basque food

    Basque cuisine, the cuisine of the Basque people, includes meats and fish grilled over hot coals, marmitako and lamb stews, cod, Tolosa bean dishes, paprikas from Lekeitio, pintxos, Idiazabal sheep's cheese, txakoli sparkling wine, and Basque cider. A basquaise is a type of dish prepared in the style of Basque cuisine that often includes tomatoes and sweet or hot red peppers.

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