Meaning of parfleche

par•fleche

Pronunciation: (pär'flesh, pär-flesh'), [key]
— n.
  1. a rawhide that has been dried after having been soaked in a solution of lye and water to remove the hair.
  2. an article or object, as a case, pouch, etc., made of such rawhide.
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