gar·rote or gar·rotten.

    1. A method of execution formerly practiced in Spain, in which a tightened iron collar is used to strangle or break the neck of a condemned person.
    2. The iron collar used for such an execution.
    1. Strangulation, especially in order to rob.
    2. A cord or wire used for strangling.

tr.v. gar·rot·ed, or gar·rot·ted gar·rot·ing, or gar·rot·ting gar·rotes or gar·rottes

  1. To execute by garrote.
  2. To strangle in order to rob.