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Meaning of babushka

ba•bush•ka

Pronunciation: (bu-boosh'ku, -bsh'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman's scarf, often triangular, used as a hood with two of the ends tied under the chin.
  2. an elderly Russian woman, esp. an elderly grandmother.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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