EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

French garrot

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garrot (plural garrots)

  1. A stick or small wooden cylinder used for tightening a bandage, in order to compress the arteries of a limb.
    The Army doctor used a garrot to stop the bleeding from the injured soldier's wound.

VerbEdit

garrot (third-person singular simple present garrots, present participle garroting, simple past and past participle garroted)

  1. Alternative form of garrote
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Origin unknown.

NounEdit

garrot (plural garrots)

  1. A seaduck of the genus Bucephala; a goldeneye.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Provençal garra (leg) (see jarret) + the suffix -ot.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garrot m (plural garrots)

  1. tourniquet
  2. garrot (small wooden cylinder)
  3. garrote
  4. goldeneye (duck)
  5. withers

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: garrote

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