Definition of bothan in English:

bothan

(also bohaun)

noun

  • In Scotland and Ireland: a small hut or cottage, especially in a remote area; (in later use) specifically (Scottish, especially on the Island of Lewis) one used as an unlicensed drinking establishment.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Daniel Wilson (1816–1892), anthropologist and university administrator. From Scottish Gaelic bothan and Irish bothán.

Pronunciation

bothan

/ˈbɒð(ə)n/