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mukluk

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noun muk·luk \ˈmək-ˌlək\

Definition of mukluk

  1. 1 :  a sealskin or reindeer-skin boot worn by Eskimos

  2. 2 :  a boot often of duck with a soft leather sole and worn over several pairs of socks



Origin and Etymology of mukluk

Yupik maklak bearded seal


First Known Use: 1868


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