Dictionary

buckskin

noun, buck·skin often attributive \-ˌskin\

: a soft type of leather that is made especially from the skin of a deer or similar animal

Full Definition of BUCKSKIN

1
a :  the skin of a buck
b :  a soft pliable usually suede-finished leather
2
a plural :  buckskin breeches
b archaic :  a person dressed in buckskin; especially :  an early American backwoodsman
3
:  a horse of a light yellowish-dun color with black mane and tail

First Known Use of BUCKSKIN

14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: buckskinnedPrevious Word in the Dictionary: buckshot (adjective)All Words Near: buckskin
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears