gar·rote or gar·rotten.
- 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.
- The iron collar used for such an execution.
- Strangulation, especially in order to rob.
- 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
- To execute by garrote.
- To strangle in order to rob.