- a leather made from the skins of sheep that grow hair rather than wool, tougher than other sheepskins and used chiefly for gloves and shoes.
Origin of cabretta
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- mainly US a soft leather obtained from the skins of certain South American or African sheep
from Spanish cabra she-goat
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