snakeskin

[ sneyk-skin ]
/ ˈsneɪkˌskɪn /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. snakefly,
  2. snakehead,
  3. snakemouth,
  4. snakeroot,
  5. snakes and ladders,
  6. snakestone,
  7. snakeweed,
  8. snakewood,
  9. snaky,
  10. snap

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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