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leatherette

[ leth-uh-ret ]
/ ˌlɛð əˈrɛt /
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noun

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

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Origin of leatherette

1875–80; formerly a trademark; see leather, -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for leatherette

leatherette
/ (ˌlɛðəˈrɛt) /

noun

an imitation leather made from paper, cloth, etc
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