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Definition of patent leather noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

patent leather

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌpætnt ˈlɛðər//
 
, NAmE//ˌpætnˈlɛðər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of leather with a hard shiny surface, used especially for making shoes and bags
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: patent leather