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leathery

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leathery

adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē, ˈleth-rē\

: looking or feeling like leather

Full Definition of LEATHERY

:  resembling, characteristic of, or suggestive of leather <a leathery face> <a leathery aroma>

Examples of LEATHERY

  1. the old farmer's leathery, brown skin
  2. <the leathery meat served in the cafeteria drove many of us to start bringing our own lunches>

First Known Use of LEATHERY

circa 1552

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