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Russia leather

noun Rus·sia leather \ˈrə-shə-\

Definition of RUSSIA LEATHER

:  leather made by tanning various skins with willow, birch, or oak and then rubbing the flesh side with a phenolic oil distilled from a European birch —called also Russia calf

Origin of RUSSIA LEATHER

Russia, Europe
First Known Use: 1658

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