saffian

noun saf·fi·an \ˈsafēən\

Definition of saffian

plural

-s

  1. :  a leather made of goatskins or sheepskins tanned with sumac and dyed with bright colors

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Origin and Etymology of saffian

Russian saf'yan, from Turkish sahtiyan, from Persian sakhtiyān goatskin, from sakht hard, strong


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