Sandal definitions

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The definition of a sandal is a type of shoe with straps that wrap around various parts of the foot and attach to a sole under the foot.

An example of a sandal is a flip flop.

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A shoe consisting of a sole fastened to the foot by thongs or straps.
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A low-cut shoe fastened to the foot by an ankle strap.
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A rubber overshoe cut very low and covering little more than the sole of the shoe.
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A strap or band for fastening a low shoe or slipper on the foot.
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Sandalwood.
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A kind of footwear consisting of a sole fastened in various ways to the foot by straps over the instep or toes, or around the ankle.
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Any of various low slippers or shoes.
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A type of open shoe made up of straps or bands holding a sole to the foot.
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Origin of sandal

From Old French sandale, from Latin sandalium, from Ancient Greek σανδάλιον (sandalion), diminutive of σάνδαλον (sandalon, “sandal”), probably ultimately from Middle Persian (čandal, “sandalwood”). Compare New Persian صندل (sandal, “sandal”).