leatherette

[leth-uh-ret]
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noun

a material constructed of paper or cloth and finished to simulate the grain, color, and texture of leather.

Origin of leatherette

1875–80; formerly a trademark; see leather, -ette
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leatherette

noun

an imitation leather made from paper, cloth, etc
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