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buckskin

[ buhk-skin ]
/ ˈbʌkˌskɪn /
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noun

adjective

made of buckskin: buckskin gloves.
having the color of buckskin; yellowish or grayish.

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Origin of buckskin

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at buck1, skin
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British Dictionary definitions for buckskin

buckskin
/ (ˈbʌkˌskɪn) /

noun

the skin of a male deer
  1. a strong greyish-yellow suede leather, originally made from deerskin but now usually made from sheepskin
  2. (as modifier)buckskin boots
US (sometimes capital) a person wearing buckskin clothes, esp an American soldier of the Civil War
a stiffly starched cotton cloth
a strong satin-woven woollen fabric

adjective

greyish-yellow
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