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ba·rouche

 (bə-ro͞osh′)
n.
A four-wheeled carriage with a collapsible top, two double seats inside facing each other, and a box seat outside in front for the driver.

[German Barutsche, from Italian biroccio, from Vulgar Latin *birotium, from Late Latin birotus, two-wheeled : Latin bi-, bi-; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + Latin rota, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

barouche

(bəˈruːʃ)
n
(Historical Terms) a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, popular in the 19th century, having a retractable hood over the rear half, seats inside for two couples facing each other, and a driver's seat outside at the front
[C19: from German (dialect) Barutsche, from Italian baroccio, from Vulgar Latin birotium (unattested) vehicle with two wheels, from Late Latin birotus two-wheeled, from bi-1 + rota wheel]

ba•rouche

(bəˈruʃ)

n.
a four-wheeled carriage with a high front seat for the driver, facing seats inside for two couples, and a calash top over the back seat.
[1795–1805; < dial. German Barutsche < Italian baroccio < Vulgar Latin *birotium < Late Latin birot(us) two-wheeled]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barouche - a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
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