cheverel

noun chev·er·el \ ˈshev(ə)rəl \
variants: or cheveril \-ə̇l\

Definition of cheverel

plural -s
:soft elastic leather made of kidskin :kid leather

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Origin and Etymology of cheverel

Middle English chevrelle, from Middle French chevrele kid, diminutive of chèvre, chievre, from Latin capra she-goat, feminine of capr-, caper goat


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