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tabi

[ tah-bee ]
/ ˈtɑ bi /
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noun, plural ta·bi, ta·bis.

a covering for the foot, similar to a sock, having a separate pouchlike stall for the large toe, worn especially in Japan, often with zoris.

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Origin of tabi

1890–95; <Japanese, perhaps <Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese dānpí single-skin
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