mukluk

noun
muk·​luk | \ ˈmək-ˌlək How to pronounce mukluk (audio) \

Definition of mukluk

1 : a sealskin or reindeer-skin boot typically worn by indigenous peoples of usually arctic regions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and eastern Siberia
2 : a boot often of duck with a soft leather sole and worn over several pairs of socks

First Known Use of mukluk

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mukluk

Yupik maklak bearded seal

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