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The word antigropelos, meaning galoshes, was coined in 19th century England, and is composed of the prefix anti- plus the Greek words for 'wet' (υγρός [hugros]) and mud (πηλός [pelos]).


antigropelos pl (plural only)

  1. (dated) Waterproof leggings.