[kawr-ee-ey-shuh s, kohr-, kor-]
- of or like leather.
Origin of coriaceous
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The fourth glume is coriaceous, lanceolate, bisexual or female.
The fourth glume is coriaceous, with a bisexual or female flower.
The eggs are contained in the tubes, and are coriaceous and smooth.
The flesh of the animal, however, is coriaceous, and little esteemed.
Scales of the fertile catkin ovate, 2-flowered, coriaceous, persistent.Woodland Gleanings
- of or resembling leather
C17: from Late Latin coriāceus from corium leather
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