vegetan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of vegetable +‎ tan

Noun[edit]

vegetan

  1. Vegetable-tanned leather, typically cow skin tanned using plant-derived tannins rather than chemicals.
    Vegetan is a stiffer leather that takes tooling very well, but it is easily damaged by water without further treatment.
  2. A synthetic microfibre, intended to be used as a vegan substitute for leather.
    • 2006, "Eco hero: Galahad Clark", Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 12, 2006
      Today, its shoes are made from 'vegetan' and chrome-free leather (chrome is usually used in the dyeing process) for the uppers,

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Verb[edit]

vegetan

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of vegetar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of vegetar.