leathern

adjective
leath·​ern | \ ˈle-t͟hərn How to pronounce leathern (audio) \

Definition of leathern

: made of, consisting of, or resembling leather

First Known Use of leathern

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Leathern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leathern. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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