Definitions for rucksackˈrʌkˌsæk, ˈrʊk-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ruck•sackˈrʌkˌsæk, ˈrʊk-(n.)

  1. a type of knapsack carried by hikers, bicyclists, etc.

Origin of rucksack:

1890–95; < G: lit., back sack

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backpack, back pack, knapsack, packsack, rucksack, haversack(noun)

    a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rucksack(noun)ˈrʌkˌsæk, ˈrʊk-

    a backpack


  1. rucksack(Noun)

    a bag carried on the back or shoulder, supported by straps

  2. Origin: Borrowed from the German Rucksack, from Rücken and Sack.

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