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botar (Verb) "to throw (away)"
13th cent. Originally meaning "to strike" or "to jab." Borrowed from Old French boter 'id.' Borrowed from a Germanic source (compare English beat). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bautan- 'id.'
Indo-European
Germanic
Old Norse bauta, Old High Germanic bōzan, Old English bēatan