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’
- ‘The Italian text was contained in a white morocco leather case bearing the Italian royal arms’
- ‘The prize for the original Open competition in 1860 had been a red morocco belt with silver clasps.’
- ‘Morocco leather was rarely used in England before 1600.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘On the table lay a large open roll of morocco leather, containing rows of elegant little instruments in steel and ivory.’
A country in northwestern Africa, with coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean; population 31,285,200 (est. 2009); capital, Rabat; languages, Arabic (official) and Berber.