split skin

noun

Definition of split skin

1 : a skin cut open along the belly and legs and spread out flat for drying
2 : leather made from hides of large mammals whose skins are too thick in the natural state and are split into thinner layers for tanning

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“Split skin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/split%20skin. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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