from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flat sandal with thongs, usually made of straw or leather.
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- n. Japanese sandals made from rice straw or lacquered wood, worn with a kimono for formal occasions.
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- n. a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
Japanese zōri : sō, grass, straw (from Middle Chinese tsaw) + ri, sole (from Middle Chinese li).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 草履 (zōri). (Wiktionary)