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buckskin

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noun, often attributive buck·skin \-ˌskin\

Simple Definition of buckskin

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of buckskin

  1. 1 a :  the skin of a buck b :  a soft pliable usually suede-finished leather

  2. 2 a plural :  buckskin breeches b archaic :  a person dressed in buckskin; especially :  an early American backwoodsman

  3. 3 :  a horse of a light yellowish-dun color with black mane and tail

14th Century

First Known Use of buckskin

14th century


BUCKSKIN Defined for Kids

buckskin

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noun buck·skin \ˈbək-ˌskin\

Definition of buckskin for Students

  1. :  a soft flexible leather usually having a suede finish




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