[ get-uh; Japanese ge-tah ]

noun,plural ge·ta, ge·tas.
  1. a traditional Japanese wooden clog that is worn outdoors, with a thong that passes between the first two toes and with two transverse supports on the bottom of the sole.

Origin of geta

1880–85; <Japanese, perhaps by ellipsis from shita-geta, equivalent to shita below, under + -geta, combining form of keta slat, lath; or ge (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese xià below) + Japanese (i)ta board

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