Basket Definition

băskĭt
baskets
noun
baskets
A container made of interwoven material, such as rushes or twigs.
American Heritage
A container made of interwoven cane, rushes, strips of wood, etc. and often having a handle or handles.
Webster's New World
The amount that a basket can hold.
American Heritage
The amount that a basket will hold.
Webster's New World
An item resembling such a container in shape or function.
American Heritage
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verb
To place in a basket or in baskets.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Basket

Noun

Singular:
basket
Plural:
baskets

Origin of Basket

  • From Anglo-Norman bascat, from Latin bascauda (“kettle, table-vessel”) from Gaulish word of unknown earlier origin, possibly connected with fascis.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman from Vulgar Latin baskauta of Celtic origin

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

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