Definition of Moses basket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Moses basket

BrE BrE//ˈməʊzɪz bɑːskɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊzɪz bæskɪt//
(British English) (North American English bassinet)
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a basket for a small baby to sleep in Word OriginIn the biblical story of Moses, Moses was left in a basket among the bulrushes as a baby (Exodus 2:3).

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