buckskin


buck·skin

noun, 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

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