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[DuPont] A brand name for a cellulose nitrate coated textile that is water-resistant and washable. Fabrikoid is also called imitation leather. It is used for book covers, shoes, belts, and luggage.

Synonyms and Related Terms

imitation leather


  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 203
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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