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leather

The hide of an animal with the fur removed_ lt has been used throughout history for clothing and other purposes. Today, man­made fabrics that imitate leather are widely available. Common leather names include alligator, buckskin, calfskin, chamois, cor­dovan, cowhide, crocodile, doeskin, grain leather, kid, lambskin, mo­rocco, nappa, patent, peccary, pigskin, pin seal, reptile, reversed leather, Russian, shearling, skiver, snakeskin, and suede.