racinage

[ ras-uh-nahzh; French ra-see-nazh ]
/ ˌræs əˈnɑʒ; French ra siˈnaʒ /

noun

decorative treatment of leather with colors and acids to produce a branchlike effect.

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Origin of racinage

<French, equivalent to racine root (<Late Latin rādīcīna, for Latin rādīx, stem rādīc-root1) + -age-age
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