Zori meaning

zôrē
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A sandal of a Japanese style, consisting of a flat sole held on the foot by means of a thong anchored in front between the big toe and the toe next to it and passing over the foot.
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A flat sandal with thongs, usually made of straw or leather.
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Japanese sandals made from rice straw or lacquered wood, worn with a kimono for formal occasions.
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Origin of zori

  • Japanese zōri from Middle Chinese tshaw´ li´ straw sandal (also the source of Mandarin cǎo lǚ) tshaw´ grass, straw li´ shoe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese 草履 (zōri).

    From Wiktionary