lacrosse is french for the cane
The word lacrosse comes from the French word 'la crosse' meaning 'the stick'.
the word lacrosse comes from the french phrase the cross... la is the and the cross in lacrosse is your stick.
I believe lacrosse was named lacrosse because the head of the stick (the pocket/net) is called la Crosse in french. France, England and Eastern Europe is where it originated out of and so the name stuck.
Little Brother of war that's what the Indians named it but the French called lacrosse
Lacrosse was formed my native American tribes, the real name is called baggattaway. It got the name lacrosse from a french soldior that documented them playing
the french. it is belived to be named after the canes carried by bishops called crosses, which the french thought resembled the lacrosse sticks.
Lacrosse was originally a native american sport that the settlers of North America picked up and it morphed into the modern day sport. It was originally played by the Iroquois tribe and was called lacrosse by a French man who first called it the sticking French which is lacrosse.
French pioneers saw native americans playing the game and noted the lacrosse stick looked like the bishop's crosse so they named the game lacrosse
it comes from the french word "la crosse" which translated means "the stick"
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