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leather

Pronunciation: /ˈleðər; ˈleðə(r)/

Translation of leather in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (material) cuero (masculine), piel (feminine) (Spain/España) (Mexico/México) real leather cuero legítimo, piel legítima (Spain/España) (before noun/delante del nombre) leather goods artículos (masculine plural) de cuero or (in Spain, Mexico also/En España, México también) de piel leather jacket chaqueta (feminine) de cuero or (in Mexico, Spain also/en México, España también) , piel, cazadora (feminine) de piel or de cuero (Spain/España)
    Example sentences
    • The production of leather from animal hides was a time consuming and dreadfully smelly process.
    • Today, machines trim and cut the thickness and polish the leather.
    • She wore what was then the fashion for women, a leather one piece outfit with detachable sleeves and pant legs.
    1.2 countable/numerable (chamois) (British English/inglés británico) gamuza (feminine) 1.3
    (leathers plural)
    ropa (feminine) de cuero or (in Spain, Mexico also/En España, México también) de piel

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