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Spanish translation of “chamois”

chamois

noun /ˈʃӕmwaː, (American) ˈʃami/ (plural chamois)
a small antelope living in mountainous country.
gamuza
(also shammy /ˈʃӕmi/ – plural shammies) (a piece of) soft washing leather originally made from its skin.
gamuza
(also adjective) He was using a piece of chamois leather to clean the car windscreen.
(Definition of chamois from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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