currier

[kur-ee-er, kuhr-]

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

Currier

[kur-ee-er, kuhr-]
noun
  1. Nathaniel,1813–88, U.S. lithographer.Compare Ives(def 4).
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currier

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for currier
n.

late 14c., "one who dresses and colors leather," from Old French corier, from Latin coriarius "tanner, currier," from corium "hide, leather, skin" (see corium).

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