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What is "Moccasin" - Definition & Explanation

Moccasin is a native American word, and means a shoe made of deerskin or soft leather. It is made in one piece; the sole is soft and flexible and the upper part is often adorned with embroidery, beading or other ornament.
soft leather shoe; originally worn by native Americans

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