zori

[ zawr-ee ]
/ ˈzɔr i /

noun, plural zo·ri.

a Japanese sandal, often made of straw or rubber and consisting of a flat sole held on the foot by a thong passing between the first and second toes.

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Origin of zori

1895–1900; <Japanese zōri, earlier zau-ri<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese cǎo grass + footgear
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