larrigan

noun
lar·​ri·​gan | \ ˈler-i-gən How to pronounce larrigan (audio) , ˈla-ri- \

Definition of larrigan

: an oil-tanned moccasin with a leg often reaching the knee

First Known Use of larrigan

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for larrigan

origin unknown

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“Larrigan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/larrigan. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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