Cuban heel

noun
Cu·​ban heel | \ ˈkyü-bən- \

Definition of Cuban heel

: a broad medium-high heel with a moderately curved back

First Known Use of Cuban heel

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cuban heel

Cuba, West Indies

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The first known use of Cuban heel was in 1908

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