Pronunciation: (mu-rok'ō),[key] —n. 1. French, Maroc. Spanish, Marruecos. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone. 17,000,000; 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km). Cap.: Rabat. Cf. Tangier Zone. 2. former name of Marrakesh. 3. (l.c.) a fine, pebble-grained leather, originally made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac.
4. (l.c.) any leather made in imitation of this. Also called moroc'co leath'er(for defs. 3, 4).