geta

noun
ge·ta | \ˈge-(ˌ)tä, -tə\
plural geta or getas

Definition of geta 

: a Japanese wooden clog for outdoor wear

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First Known Use of geta

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geta

Japanese

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