retan

adjective
re·​tan | \ ˈrē+ˌ- \

Definition of retan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: produced by a combination of two different tanning methods retan leather uppers

retan

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of retan (Entry 2 of 2)

: retan leather — compare chrome retan

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Adjective

re- + tan

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“Retan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retan. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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