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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buckskinnoun

    horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail

  2. buckskinnoun

    a soft yellowish suede leather originally from deerskin but now usually from sheepskin


  1. buckskinnoun

    The skin of a male deer, a buck.

  2. buckskinnoun

    Clothing made from buckskin.

  3. buckskinadjective

    Of a grayish yellow in colour.


  1. buckskin

    Buckskin is a soft, flexible and durable type of leather traditionally made from the hide of a male deer, known as a buck. However, it can also be made from the skin of other animals like elk or antelope. It is typically tan or yellowish in color and is often used in the production of various items such as clothing, shoes, bags, gloves, and traditional Indigenous American and European garments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buckskinnoun

    the skin of a buck

  2. Buckskinnoun

    a soft strong leather, usually yellowish or grayish in color, made of deerskin

  3. Buckskinnoun

    a person clothed in buckskin, particularly an American soldier of the Revolutionary war

  4. Buckskinnoun

    breeches made of buckskin


  1. Buckskin

    Buckskin is a hair coat color of horses; referring to a color that resembles certain shades of tanned deerskin. Similar colors in some breeds of dogs are also called buckskin. The horse has a tan or gold colored coat with black points. Buckskin occurs as a result of the cream dilution gene acting on a bay horse. Therefore, a buckskin has the Extension, or "black base coat" gene, the agouti gene gene, which restricts the black base coat to the points, and one copy of the cream gene, which lightens the red/brown color of the coat to a tan/gold. Buckskins should not be confused with dun-colored horses, which have the dun dilution gene, not the cream gene. Duns always have primitive markings. However, it is possible for a horse to carry both dilution genes; these are called "buckskin duns" or sometimes "dunskins." Also, bay horses without any dun gene may have a faint dorsal stripe, which sometimes is darkened in a buckskin without a dun gene being present. Additional primitive striping beyond just a dorsal stripe is a sure sign of the dun gene.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckskin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckskin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Sacheen Littlefeather:

    It was the first time anyone had made a political statement at the Oscars, it was the first Oscars ceremony to be broadcast by satellite all over the world, which is why Marlon chose it. I didn’t have an evening dress so Marlon told me to wear my buckskin.

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