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leathernoun [U]

uk   /ˈleð.ər/  us   /ˈleð.ɚ/
A2 animalskintreated 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)

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leathernoun [U]

 us   /ˈleð·ər/
animalskin 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)
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 piel, cuero…
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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