cordovan


1cor·do·van

adjective \ˈkr-də-vən\

Definition of CORDOVAN

1
capitalized :  of or relating to Córdoba and especially Córdoba, Spain
2
:  made of cordovan leather

Origin of CORDOVAN

Old Spanish cordovano, from Córdova (now Córdoba), Spain
First Known Use: 1591

2cordovan

noun

Definition of CORDOVAN

1
:  a soft fine-grained colored leather
2
:  dense nonporous leather tanned from the inner layer of horsehide

First Known Use of CORDOVAN

circa 1625

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