noun la·crosse \lə-ˈkrs\

: an outdoor game in which players use long-handled sticks with nets for catching, throwing, and carrying the ball

Full Definition of LACROSSE

:  a goal game in which players use a long-handled stick that has a triangular head with a mesh pouch to catch, carry, and throw the ball

Origin of LACROSSE

Canadian French la crosse, literally, the crooked stick
First Known Use: 1718
LACROSSE Defined for Kids


noun la·crosse \lə-ˈkrs\

Definition of LACROSSE for Kids

:  a game played on a field using a long-handled stick with a shallow net for catching, throwing, and carrying the ball


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