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Birkenstock

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈbɜː.kən.stɒk/ us    /ˈbɝː.kən.stɑːk/ trademark
a type of shoe that is very comfortable, often worn by people who care about the environment
Translations of “Birkenstock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勃肯鞋(環保人士常穿的一種很舒適的鞋)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勃肯鞋(环保人士常穿的一种很舒适的鞋)…
(Definition of Birkenstock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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