Sheepskin vs Saffian - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sheepskin and saffian
is that sheepskin
is (uncountable) the skin of a sheep, especially when used to make parchment or in bookbinding while saffian
is a leather made from goatskins or sheepskins which is tanned with sumac and then brightly dyed.
(uncountable) The skin of a sheep, especially when used to make parchment or in bookbinding.
* 1891 , Outing: Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction (volume 17, page 137)
(US, countable) A diploma.
(countable) The tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on, especially when used for clothing, rugs, etc.
- I confess to having felt a prejudice against sleeping in a bag, more especially a sheepskin bag, which would probably have a muttony odor; but it was pronounced to be the warmest and least cumbersome form of bedding we could have
A leather made from goatskins or sheepskins which is tanned with sumac and then brightly dyed.