Baba meaning

bäbä ō rŭm
(esp. among people of East European ancestry) A grandmother.
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(esp. among people of Indian ancestry) A father.
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An old woman, especially a traditional old woman from an eastern European culture.
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(Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism) A holy man, a spiritual leader.
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A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.
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In baby talk, often used for a variety of words beginning with b, such as bottle or blanket.
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(India, dated) A baby, child.
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A kind of sponge cake soaked in rum-flavoured syrup.
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Origin of baba

  • French baba baba (from Polish old woman, round Easter cake, from the cake's resemblance to a pleated skirt) au with the rhum rum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • grandmother: many Slavic language (such as Bulgarian, Russian and Polish), Yiddish, Japanese

    From Wiktionary

  • father: Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Yoruba

    From Wiktionary

  • baby: Afrikaans, Sinhala

    From Wiktionary