currier

[ kur-ee-er, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʌr- /

noun

a person who dresses and colors leather after it is tanned.
a person who curries horses.

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Origin of currier

1350–1400; curry2 + -er1; replacing Middle English cur(r)iour, cor(r)iour < Anglo-French < Latin coriārius, equivalent to cori(um) leather + -ārius -ary

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Currier
[ kur-ee-er, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʌr- /

noun

Nathaniel,1813–88, U.S. lithographer.Compare Ives(def 4).
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British Dictionary definitions for currier

currier
/ (ˈkʌrɪə) /

noun

a person who curries leather

Word Origin for currier

C14: from Old French corier, from Latin coriārius a tanner, from corium leather
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