écrasé

[ ey-krah-zey, -kruh- ]
/ ˌeɪ krɑˈzeɪ, -krə- /

adjective

(of leather) crushed to produce a grained effect.

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Origin of écrasé

< French, past participle of écraser to crush, bruise, Middle French, equivalent to é- ex-1 + -craser < Middle English crasen to brake, shatter; see craze
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