WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
sheep•skin /ˈʃipˌskɪn/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Clothingthe skin of a sheep, as for a garment.
  2. Informal Termsa diploma.

adj. [before a noun]
  1. Clothingmade from the skin of a sheep.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
sheep•skin  (shēpskin′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Clothingthe skin of a sheep, esp. such a skin dressed with the wool on, as for a garment.
  2. Clothingleather, parchment, or the like, made from the skin of sheep.
  3. Informal Termsa diploma.

adj. 
  1. Clothingmade from the skin of a sheep.
  2. Clothing(of a garment) lined with the skin of a sheep dressed with the wool on.
  • Middle English shepskinn. See sheep, skin 1150–1200


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

sheepskin /ˈʃiːpˌskɪn/ n
  1. the skin of a sheep, esp when used for clothing, etc, or with the fleece removed and used for parchment
  2. (as modifier): a sheepskin coat



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