chevrette

chevrette

[shuh-vret]
noun
a soft, thin kidskin.

Origin:
1725–35; < French: she-kid, equivalent to chèvre goat (see chevon) + -ette -ette

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chevrette (ʃəˈvrɛt)
 
n
1.  the skin of a young goat
2.  the leather made from this skin
 
[C18: from French: kid, from chèvre goat, from Latin capra]

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