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chevrette

[ shuh-vret ]
/ ʃəˈvrɛt /
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noun

a soft, thin kidskin.

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Origin of chevrette

1725–35; <French: she-kid, equivalent to chèvre goat (see chevon) + -ette-ette
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British Dictionary definitions for chevrette

chevrette
/ (ʃəˈvrɛt) /

noun

the skin of a young goat
the leather made from this skin

Word Origin for chevrette

C18: from French: kid, from chèvre goat, from Latin capra
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