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  1. tanning morocco leather
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Word Origin

C16: from French: Moroccan
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Examples from the Web for maroquin

Historical Examples

  • Morocco, Levant morocco, and maroquin all denote the same kind.

    Practical Bookbinding

    Paul Adam

  • Maroquin, mar′o-kwin, n. leather prepared from goatskin: morocco leather.

  • The coup d'etat of Maroquin took away from Colombia herself the power of government and vested it in an irresponsible dictator.

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt