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.

Nearby words

  1. leather-hard,
  2. leather-lunged,
  3. leather-stocking tales,
  4. leatherback,
  5. leatherback turtle,
  6. leatherfish,
  7. leatherhead,
  8. leatherjacket,
  9. leatherleaf,
  10. leathern

Origin of leatherette

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

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British Dictionary definitions for leatherette

leatherette

noun

an imitation leather made from paper, cloth, etc
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