Definitions for coriaceousˌkɔr iˈeɪ ʃəs, ˌkoʊr-, ˌkɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•ri•a•ceousˌkɔr iˈeɪ ʃəs, ˌkoʊr-, ˌkɒr-(adj.)

  1. of or like leather.

Origin of coriaceous:

1665–75; < LL coriāceus. See corium , -aceous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coriaceous, leathered, leatherlike, leathery(adj)

    resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable


  1. coriaceous(Adjective)

    Resembling leather; leathery.

    This species is similar to E. vagans Wallich in the texture of the leaves, which are more thickly coriaceous and have fewer crenulations on margin; the large globose capsules are white spotted. u2014 JinShuang Ma, "New Species of Euonymus (Celastraceae) from East and South Asia", Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 93-111, Abstract.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coriaceous(adj)

    consisting of or resembling, leather; leatherlike; tough

  2. Coriaceous(adj)

    stiff, like leather or parchment


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