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moccasin

noun moc·ca·sin \ˈmä-kə-sən\

: a flat shoe that is made of soft leather and is similar to a shoe originally worn by some Native Americans

Full Definition of MOCCASIN

1
a :  a soft leather heelless shoe or boot with the sole brought up the sides of the foot and over the toes where it is joined with a puckered seam to a U-shaped piece lying on top of the foot
b :  a regular shoe having a seam on the forepart of the vamp imitating the seam of a moccasin
2
a :  water moccasin
b :  a snake (as of the genus Natrix) resembling a water moccasin
moc·ca·sined\-sənd\ adjective

Origin of MOCCASIN

Virginia Algonquian mockasin
First Known Use: circa 1612
MOCCASIN Defined for Kids

moccasin

noun moc·ca·sin \ˈmä-kə-sən\

Definition of MOCCASIN for Kids

1
:  a soft shoe with no heel and the sole and sides made of one piece
Medical Dictionary

moccasin

noun moc·ca·sin \ˈmäk-ə-sən\

Medical Definition of MOCCASIN

2
:  a snake (as of the genus Natrix) resembling a water moccasin

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