moccasin

noun moc·ca·sin \ ˈmä-kə-sən \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

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

moccasined

play \-sənd\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of moccasin

Virginia Algonquian mockasin


MOCCASIN Defined for English Language Learners

moccasin

noun

Definition of moccasin for English Language Learners

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


MOCCASIN Defined for Kids

moccasin

noun moc·ca·sin \ ˈmä-kə-sən \

Definition of moccasin for Students

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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