riem

noun
\ ˈrēm \
plural -s

Definition of riem

Africa
: a pliable strip usually of rawhide : thong

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History and Etymology for riem

Afrikaans, strap, belt, from Middle Dutch rieme

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“Riem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riem. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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