Meaning of “leather” in the English Dictionary

"leather" in British English

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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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(Definition of “leather” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"leather" in American English

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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.

(Definition of “leather” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)