Definitions for "moccasin"
Keywords:  shoe, deerskin, vamp, indian, stitched
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.
The buckskin or moose hide shoe of the Indian and mountain man. Light, quiet, and comfortable.
A soft leather heel-less slipper that was first made by American Indians. Moccasins can be produced with a rubber soles and leather uppers, or with a single unit of leather enclosing the foot and no outer sole.
A poisonous snake of the Southern United States. The water moccasin (Ancistrodon piscivorus syn. Agkistrodon piscivorus, also called cottonmouth and cottonmouth water moccasin) 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.