Definition of babacoote in English:

babacoote

(also babacoot)

noun

  • The indri, Indri indri (family Indriidae), which is the largest lemur found in Madagascar.

Origin

Late 19th century. From French babakoute, babacoute and perhaps also its etymon Malagasy babakoto (pronounced/babaˈkutu/, colloquially also/babaˈkut/) babakoto.

Pronunciation

babacoote

/ˈbɑːbəkuːt//ˈbabəkuːt/