Mid 18th century: from Latin, literally 'I will wash', in Lavabo inter innocentes manus meas 'I will wash my hands among the innocent' (Ps. 26:6), which was recited at the washing of hands in the Roman rite.
Words that rhyme with lavaboGabo, Garbo
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