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espadrille

es·pa·drille

 (ĕs′pə-drĭl′)
n.
A shoe usually having a fabric upper part and a sole made of a flexible material, often plaited rope. Also called alpargata.

[French, from Provençal espardilho, diminutive of espart, esparto, from Latin spartum; see esparto.]

espadrille

(ˌɛspəˈdrɪl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a light shoe with a canvas upper, esp with a braided cord sole
[C19: from French, from Provençal espardilho, diminutive of espart esparto; so called from the use of esparto for the soles of such shoes]

es•pa•drille

(ˈɛs pəˌdrɪl)

n.
a flat shoe with a cloth upper, a rope sole, and sometimes lacing around the ankle.
[1860–65; < French < Occitan espardilho, diminutive of espart esparto]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.espadrille - a sandal with a sole made of rope or rubber and a cloth upper partespadrille - a sandal with a sole made of rope or rubber and a cloth upper part
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
Translations

espadrille

[ˌespəˈdrɪl] Nalpargata f

espadrille

nEspadrille f
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