nappa

or na·pa

[ nap-uh, nah-puh ]
/ ˈnæp ə, ˈnɑ pə /

noun

a very soft glove leather made from the skin of a sheep, kid, or goat.

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Origin of nappa

1895–1900; named after Napa, California
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British Dictionary definitions for nappa

nappa
/ (ˈnæpə) /

noun

a soft leather, used in gloves and clothes, made from sheepskin, lambskin, or kid

Word Origin for nappa

C19: named after Napa, California, where it was originally made
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