browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
cordovan

more about cordovan

cordovan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cordovan  \Cor"do*van\  (k[^o]r"d[-o]*v>acr/n),  n.  [Sp.  cordoban, 
  fr  Cordova,  or  Cordoba,  in  Spain.  Cf  {Cordwain}.] 
  Same  as  {Cordwain}.  In  England  the  name  is  applied  to  leather 
  made  from  horsehide. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cordovan 
  n  :  a  fine  leather  originally  made  in  Cordoba  Spain 




more about cordovan