white leather


Definition of white leather

1 : leather prepared with alum and salt : tawed leather
2 : the ligamentum nuchae of a quadruped

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of white leather

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about white leather

Time Traveler for white leather

Time Traveler

The first known use of white leather was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for white leather

Cite this Entry

“White leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20leather. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

Comments on white leather

What made you want to look up white leather? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!