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sandal

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[ san-dl ]
/ 藞s忙n dl /
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noun
a shoe consisting of a sole of leather or other material fastened to the foot by thongs or straps.
any of various low shoes or slippers.
a light, low, rubber overshoe covering only the front part of a woman's high-heeled shoe.
a band or strap that fastens a low shoe or slipper on the foot by passing over the instep or around the ankle.
verb (used with object), san路daled, san路dal路ing or (especially British) san路dalled, san路dal路ling.
to furnish with sandals.
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Origin of sandal

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1350鈥1400; <French sandale; replacing Middle English sandalie<Latin sandalium<Greek sand谩lion, equivalent to s谩ndal(on) sandal + -ion diminutive suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM sandal

un路san路daled, adjectiveun路san路dalled, adjective

Other definitions for sandal (2 of 2)

sandal2
[ san-dl ]
/ 藞s忙n dl /

noun

Origin of sandal

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1350鈥1400; Middle English sandell<Medieval Latin sandalum<Late Greek s谩ntalon, dissimilated variant of s谩ndanon 鈮 Sanskrit candana
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British Dictionary definitions for sandal

sandal
/ (藞s忙ndl) /

noun
a light shoe consisting of a sole held on the foot by thongs, straps, etc
a strap passing over the instep or around the ankle to keep a low shoe on the foot

Derived forms of sandal

sandalled, adjective

Word Origin for sandal

C14: from Latin sandalium, from Greek sandalion a small sandal, from sandalon sandal
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