zo·​ri ˈzȯr-ē How to pronounce zori (audio)
plural zori also zoris
: a flat thonged sandal usually made of straw, cloth, leather, or rubber

Word History


Japanese zōri

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zori was in 1823

Dictionary Entries Near zori

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“Zori.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zori. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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