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coriaceous

[ kawr-ee-ey-shuhs, kohr-, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr iˈeɪ ʃəs, ˌkoʊr-, ˌkɒr- /
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adjective
of or like leather.
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Origin of coriaceous

First recorded in 1665–75, coriaceous is from the Late Latin word coriāceus leathern. See corium, -aceous

OTHER WORDS FROM coriaceous

sub·co·ri·a·ceous, adjective

Words nearby coriaceous

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British Dictionary definitions for coriaceous

coriaceous

corious

/ (ˌkɔːrɪˈeɪʃəs) /

adjective
of or resembling leather

Word Origin for coriaceous

C17: from Late Latin coriāceus from corium leather
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