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snakeskin

[ sneyk-skin ]
/ ˈsneɪkˌskɪn /
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noun

the skin of a snake.
leather made from the skin of a snake.

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Origin of snakeskin

First recorded in 1815–25; snake + skin
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British Dictionary definitions for snakeskin

snakeskin
/ (ˈsneɪkˌskɪn) /

noun

the skin of a snake, esp when made into a leather valued for handbags, shoes, etc
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