animal skin

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Noun1.animal skin - the outer covering of an animalanimal skin - the outer covering of an animal  
animal product - a product made from animal material
lambskin, parchment, sheepskin - skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
fell, hide - the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
fur, pelt - the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
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The Fire-Men wore animal skins around their waists and across their shoulders.
Summary: Four-page manuscript written on animal skin is more than 1,350 years old
Every bit of animal skin, no matter how small, represents the intense suffering of all animals who are killed to make clothing.
Tonight the first tribe arrives and swaps everything they own for spears, bows and arrows and a fetching Flintstones-style outfit made from animal skin.
Acts of Parliament are currently printed on vellum, a parchment made of treated animal skin, with one copy stored in the House of Lords and a second sent to the national archives.
A special task force team of the Uttarakhand Police had apparently received a tip- off about sale of animal skin in the area.
2013: Nelson Mandela was buried after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and fly-overs by military aircraft as well as a eulogy by a traditional African leader wearing an animal skin.
The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich, suggests that exposure to the microbial environment in animal skin and fur could have a protective effect against asthma and allergies.
Contrary to earlier findings and common belief that animal skin can cause various allergies, few researchers have come to the conclusion that "germs in the hide and fur prime the immune system not to trigger allergies.
In menswear, tropical camouflage in classic silhouettes, resort wear with a preppy twist and graphic animal skin prints in neon tones rule.
A new selective staining procedure was used to visualise and quantitate, by computerized image analysis, the skin elastic fibers in normal and pathological human or animal skin biopsies.
Alex Lawther, of the Border Force in Wales, warned anyone tempted to buy animal skin bags: "Don't do it.