What does moccasin mean?

Definitions for moccasinˈmɒk ə sɪn, -zən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moccasin, mocassin(noun)

    soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans


  1. moccasin(Noun)

    A kind of shoe with low heels, with the top sides stitched upwards.

  2. moccasin(Noun)

    A Native North American shoe made of deerskin.

  3. moccasin(Noun)

    Any of several North American snakes of the genus Agkistrodon.

  4. moccasin(Adjective)

    Of a light beige colour, like that of a moccasin.

  5. Origin: From mockasins, mawhcasuns (plural).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moccasin(noun)

    a shoe made of deerskin, or other soft leather, the sole and upper part being one piece. It is the customary shoe worn by the American Indians

  2. Moccasin(noun)

    a poisonous snake of the Southern United States. The water moccasin (Ancistrodon piscivorus) is usually found in or near water. Above, it is olive brown, barred with black; beneath, it is brownish yellow, mottled with darker. The upland moccasin is Ancistrodon atrofuscus. They resemble rattlesnakes, but are without rattles

  3. Origin: [An Indian word. Algonquin makisin.]


  1. Moccasin

    Moccasin, an unincorporated town in Tuolumne County, California, is located at the intersection of State Route 49 and State Route 120. The community is sited on the shore of Moccasin Reservoir at the edge of Lake Don Pedro. The US Postal Service ZIP Code for the area is 95347. Numbers of wired telephones in the Moccasin central office follow the format 989-2xxx. Before the 1980s, Moccasin telephone calls were switched by a step by step Community Dial Office. The town is home to a State of California Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Game fish hatchery. A fire July 3, 2006, burned 1,998 acres near Moccasin Powerhouse according to the California Department of Forestry. The three million dollar fire involved 40 engines, 4 helicopters, and 9 bulldozers.

Editors Contribution

  1. moccasin

    Used to describe a soft shoe or slipper made created and designed in various colors, faux materials, sizes and styles.

    He bought a pair of moccasin slippers on offer in the catalogue.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moccasin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moccasin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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