ca·​bret·​ta | \ kə-ˈbre-tə How to pronounce cabretta (audio) \

Definition of cabretta

: a light soft leather from skins of hairy sheep

Examples of cabretta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 2019 launch of Deuce Premium included cabretta leather golf gloves with color combinations that corresponded to the Divine Nine sororities and fraternities. Stephanie Tharpe, Forbes, 16 Sep. 2021 Score deals on Srixon's All Weather and Cabretta golf gloves, made with cabretta leather. Fortune, 11 July 2017

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First Known Use of cabretta

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cabretta

modification of Portuguese and Spanish cabra goat

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“Cabretta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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