/lɛðəˈrɛt/ (say ledhuh'ret)

a substitute for leather, used in making bags, suitcases, etc., consisting mostly of vegetable fibre, as paper stock, variously treated.
Also, leatheroid.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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