- a light shoe with a canvas upper, esp with a braided cord sole
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
es•pa•drille (es′pə dril′),USA pronunciation n.
- Clothinga flat shoe with a cloth upper, a rope sole, and sometimes lacing that ties around the ankle.
- Clothinga casual shoe resembling this, often with a wedge heel instead of a flat sole.
- Provencal espardilho, diminutive of espart esparto
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espadrille /ˌɛspəˈdrɪl/ n