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ruck·sack

 (rŭk′săk′, ro͝ok′-)
n.
A knapsack.

[German : dialectal Ruck, back (from Middle High German rück, ruck, from Old High German hrukki; see sker- in Indo-European roots) + Sack, sack (from Middle High German sac, from Old High German, from Latin saccus; see sack1).]

rucksack

(ˈrʌkˌsæk)
n
a large bag, usually having two straps and a supporting frame, carried on the back and often used by climbers, campers, etc. US and Canadian name: backpack
[C19: from German, literally: back sack]

ruck•sack

(ˈrʌkˌsæk, ˈrʊk-)

n.
a type of knapsack carried by hikers, bicyclists, etc.
[1890–95; < German: literally, back sack]
haversack, knapsack, rucksack - Haversack is from German Haber, "oats," and Sack, "bag, sack"; knapsack is from German knapper, "to bite (food)" and zak, "sack"; rucksack comes from German Rucken, "back," and sack.
See also related terms for sack.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rucksack - a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulderrucksack - a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
kit bag, kitbag - a knapsack (usually for a soldier)

rucksack

noun backpack, pack, knapsack, kitbag, haversack a man carrying a brilliant blue rucksack
Translations
حَقِيبَةٌ تـُحْمَلُ عَلَى الظَّهْرحَقيبَه تُحْمَل على الظَّهْر
batoh
rygsæk
selkäreppu
naprtnjača
bakpoki
リュックサック
배낭
mugursoma
nahrbtnik
ryggsäck
เป้สะพายหลัง
balô

rucksack

[ˈrʌksæk] N (esp Brit) → mochila f

rucksack

[ˈrʌksæk] nsac m à dos

rucksack

n (esp Brit) → Rucksack m

rucksack

[ˈrʌkˌsæk] nzaino

rucksack

(ˈraksӕk) noun
a type of bag carried on the back by walkers, climbers etc.

rucksack

حَقِيبَةٌ تـُحْمَلُ عَلَى الظَّهْر batoh rygsæk Rucksack εκδρομικός σάκος mochila selkäreppu sac à dos naprtnjača zaino リュックサック 배낭 rugzak ryggsekk plecak mochila рюкзак ryggsäck เป้สะพายหลัง sırt çantası balô 帆布背包
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