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n. pl. zori or zo·ris
A flat sandal with thongs, usually made of straw or leather.

[Japanese zōri, from Middle Chinese tshaw´ li´, straw sandal (also the source of Mandarin cǎo lǚ) : tshaw´, grass, straw + li´, shoe.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a Japanese thronged sandal usually made of leather or straw
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(ˈzɔr i)

n., pl. -ri, -ris.
a Japanese sandal, often made of straw or rubber and consisting of a flat sole held on the foot by a thong passing between the first and second toes.
[1895–1900; < Japanese zōri]
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Noun1.zori - a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toeszori - a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
sandal - a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
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