Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot

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Alternate forms of Sandal

Hyponyms: espadrille, flip-flop, huarache, huaraches, pusher, scuffer, talaria, thong, zori

Hypernyms: shoe

Origin of the word Sandal

  1. 1382, from O.Fr. sandale, from L. sandalium, from Gk. sandalion, dim. of sandalon "sandal," probably from Persian. more

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