nubuck
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: perhaps from nu- (alteration of 1new) + 1buck Date: 1926 a soft sueded leather

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  • nubuck — [ nybyk ] n. m. • 1951; probablt angl. amér., de nu pour new « nouveau » et buck « daim » ♦ Cuir bovin pleine fleur légèrement poncé, d aspect velouté. Chaussures, sac en nubuck. ● nubuck nom masculin (probablement de l anglais new buck, nouveau… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nubuck — A nubuck shoe Nubuck (pronounced /ˈnj …   Wikipedia

  • Nubuck — Le nubuck est un type de cuir dont la surface a été grattée au papier de verre ou à la meule, ce qui lui donne une apparence veloutée. Il diffère du suède par le fait qu il est créé à partir de la surface extérieure du cuir, ce qui lui donne un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nubuck — noun A type of brushed leather, similar to suede. Differs from suede in that while suede is created from the flesh (inner) side of a hide, nubuck is created using the grain (outer) side, giving it added strength and durability …   Wiktionary

  • Nubuck — Zu diesem Stichwort gibt es keinen Artikel. Möglicherweise ist „Nubuk“ gemeint. Kategorie: Wikipedia:Falschschreibung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nubuck — nu|buck [ nu,bʌk ] noun uncount leather with a soft rough surface, used especially for shoes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nubuck — [ nju:bʌk] noun cowhide leather which has been rubbed on the flesh side to give a suede like effect. Origin early 20th cent.: perh. respelling of new + buck1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • nubuck — nu·buck …   English syllables

  • nubuck — UK [ˈnjuːbʌk] / US [ˈnuˌbʌk] noun [uncountable] leather with a soft rough surface, used especially for shoes …   English dictionary

  • nubuck — /ˈnjubʌk/ (say nyoohbuk) noun a fine soft leather, usually cow hide, which has the grain buffed off. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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