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leathernoun [U]

uk   /ˈleð.ər/ us   /ˈleð.ɚ/
A2 animal skin treated in order to preserve it, and used to make shoes, bags, clothes, equipment, etc.: a leather coat/belt/handbag

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leathernoun [U]

us   /ˈleð·ər/
animal skin that has been treated in order to preserve it and is used to make shoes, bags, clothes, equipment, etc.: a leather jacket
leathery
adjective us   /ˈleð·ə·ri/
His skin was tough and leathery.
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Translations of “leather”
in Korean 가죽…
in Arabic جِلْد…
in Malaysian kulit…
in French (de) cuir…
in Russian кожа (выделанная)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 皮革…
in Italian pelle, cuoio…
in Turkish deri…
in Polish skóra…
in Spanish cuero, piel…
in Vietnamese da…
in Portuguese couro…
in Thai หนัง…
in German das Leder, Leder-……
in Catalan cuir, pell…
in Japanese 皮(革)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 皮革…
in Indonesian kulit…
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