bakbuk mayim

Alternative Spellings

backbook mayyim, bakbuk mayyim, backbook mayim, bakbook mayim, bakbook mayyim

Definitions

  • water bottle

Example Sentences

  • "Make sure to take your bakbuk mayim with you, it's going to be 90 degrees today."
  • "The weight of your bakbuk mayim (water bottle) feels strange? Get used to it" (https://www.kveller.com/a-12-year-old-weighs-in-on-jewish-camp-in-the-colorado-rockies/).

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

Hebrew בקבוק מים 'bakbuk mayim.'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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