See also: boète, boête, and böte

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch boete, from Old Dutch *bōta, from Proto-Germanic *bōtō(recompense). Cognate to English bote, boot(profit, plunder).

NounEdit

boete f ‎(plural boetes or boeten)

  1. (in full geldboete) fine, financial penalty
  2. (in full boetedoening) penance, paining atonement

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VerbEdit

boete

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of boeten