Etymology
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suede (n.)

undressed kid skin, 1884 (as an adjective from 1874), from gants de Suède (1859), literally "gloves of Sweden," from French Suède "Sweden" (see Swede). Suede shoes attested from 1885.

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Definitions of suede

suede (n.)
leather with a napped surface;
Synonyms: suede leather
suede (n.)
a fabric made to resemble suede leather;
Synonyms: suede cloth
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