sheepskin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sheep +‎ skin

Noun[edit]

sheepskin (countable and uncountable, plural sheepskins)

  1. (uncountable) The skin of a sheep, especially when used to make parchment or in bookbinding
  2. (US, countable) A diploma
  3. (countable) The tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on, especially when used for clothing, rugs etc

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References[edit]

  • OED