The meaning of the word RUCKSACK

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Rucksack:  //NOUN// a bag with shoulder straps which allow it to be carried on someone's back, typically made of a strong, waterproof material and widely used by hikers.

/ˈrʌksak,ˈrʊksak/

plural noun: Rucksacks 
Origin:  mid 19th century: from German, from rucken (dialect variant of Rücken ‘back’) + Sack ‘bag, sack’.

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