nubuck

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Nubuck (ˈnjuːˌbʌk)
 
n
(sometimes not capital) leather that has been rubbed on the flesh side of the skin to give it a fine velvet-like finish

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Main Entry:  nubuck
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an aniline-dyed leather with its finished surface buffed to a slight nap or suede-like appearance
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