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Meaning of “knapsack” in the English Dictionary

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knapsacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈnæpˌsæk/
a ​smallbag with ​straps that can ​hold it against a person’s back, ​leaving the ​armsfree
(Definition of knapsack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knapsack”
in Spanish mochila…
in Vietnamese ba lô…
in Malaysian beg galas…
in Thai เป้…
in French sac à dos…
in German der Tornister, der Rucksack…
in Chinese (Simplified) (徒步旅行者或登山者用的帆布或皮制的)小背包…
in Indonesian ransel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (徒步旅行者或登山者用的帆布或皮製的)小背包…
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