napa leather

noun

Definition of napa leather

: a glove leather made by tawing sheepskins with a soap-and-oil mixture also : a similar soft leather

First Known Use of napa leather

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for napa leather

Napa, California

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“Napa leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napa%20leather. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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