variants or cheveril
plural -s
: soft elastic leather made of kidskin : kid leather

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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