Goatskin vs Saffian - What's the difference?

goatskin | saffian |


As nouns the difference between goatskin and saffian

is that goatskin is a liquid container (especially of wine or water) made from goat leather while saffian is a leather made from goatskins or sheepskins which is tanned with sumac and then brightly dyed.

goatskin

English

Noun

(goatskins)
  • A liquid container (especially of wine or water) made from goat leather.
  • (Ireland, colloquial) a bodhran drum.
  • See also

    *cordovan *cordwain *morocco

    saffian

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A leather made from goatskins or sheepskins which is tanned with sumac and then brightly dyed.