napa (leather)

napa (leather)
napa (leather) [nap′ə]
n.

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  • napa — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Piel de algunos animales, como el cordero o la cabra, curtida y preparada para confeccionar prendas u objetos como carteras o bolsos, o para forrar sillones y para otros usos. 2 TEXTIL Conjunto de fibras textiles que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ñapa — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Piel de algunos animales, como el cordero o la cabra, curtida y preparada para confeccionar prendas u objetos como carteras o bolsos, o para forrar sillones y para otros usos. 2 TEXTIL Conjunto de fibras textiles que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • napa — nap•a or nap•pa [[t]ˈnæp ə[/t]] n. clo (sometimes cap.) a soft, tawed leather usu. made from sheepskin or lambskin, used for gloves, shoes, luggage, etc • Etymology: 1890–95, amer.; after Napa, California …   From formal English to slang

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