noun sheep·skin \-ˌskin\

: the skin of a sheep usually with the wool still on it

: a type of leather made from the skin of a sheep

: a diploma from a college or university

Full Definition of SHEEPSKIN

a :  the skin of a sheep; also :  leather prepared from it
b :  parchment
c :  a garment made of or lined with sheepskin
:  diploma

Examples of SHEEPSKIN

  1. a bag made of sheepskin
  2. jobs that don't require a sheepskin

First Known Use of SHEEPSKIN

13th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis
SHEEPSKIN Defined for Kids


noun sheep·skin \ˈshēp-ˌskin\

Definition of SHEEPSKIN for Kids

:  the skin of a sheep or leather prepared from it


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