Definition of moccasin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒkəsɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːkəsɪn//
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a flat shoe that is made from soft leather and has large stitches around the front, of a type originally worn by Native Americans See related entries: Footwear Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Virginia Algonquian mockasin. The word is also found in other American Indian languages.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: moccasin

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