al·​u·​ta·​ceous | \ ¦alyə¦tāshəs \

Definition of alutaceous

: having the quality or color of tawed leather

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First Known Use of alutaceous

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alutaceous

irregular (influence of -aceous) from Late Latin alutacius, from Latin aluta soft leather, from alumen alum (used in tanning)

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“Alutaceous.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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