Main definitions of morocco in English

: morocco1Morocco2

morocco1

noun

  • Fine flexible leather made (originally in Morocco) from goatskin tanned with sumac, used especially for book covers and shoes.

    ‘a volume bound in red morocco’
    as modifier ‘morocco leather’
    • ‘Morocco leather was rarely used in England before 1600.’
    • ‘The Italian text was contained in a white morocco leather case bearing the Italian royal arms’
    • ‘Hand-coloured, mounted and bound in red morocco with a cusped yellow leather border, the plates are prefaced by a manuscript dedication by Angelo to the Prince of Wales.’
    • ‘The prize for the original Open competition in 1860 had been a red morocco belt with silver clasps.’
    • ‘On the table lay a large open roll of morocco leather, containing rows of elegant little instruments in steel and ivory.’

Pronunciation

morocco

/məˈrɑkoʊ//məˈräkō/

Main definitions of morocco in English

: morocco1Morocco2

Morocco2

proper noun

  • A country in northwestern Africa, with coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean; population 34,400,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Rabat; languages, Arabic (official) and Berber.

Pronunciation

Morocco

/məˈräkō//məˈrɑkoʊ/