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lacrosse

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noun la·crosse \lə-ˈkrȯs\

Simple Definition of lacrosse

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lacrosse

  1. :  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

lacrosse

play
noun la·crosse \lə-ˈkrȯs\

Definition of lacrosse for Students

  1. :  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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