cheverel

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

Definition of cheverel

: soft elastic leather made of kidskin : kid leather

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History and Etymology for 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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“Cheverel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheverel. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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