Meaning of MOCCASIN in English

MOCCASIN

noun Etymology: Virginia Algonquian mockasin Date: circa 1612 1. 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, a regular shoe having a seam on the forepart of the vamp imitating the seam of a ~, 2. water ~ , a snake (as of the genus Natrix ) resembling a water ~

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