coriaceous

adjective
co·​ri·​a·​ceous | \ ˌkȯr-ē-ˈā-shəs How to pronounce coriaceous (audio) \

Definition of coriaceous

: resembling leather coriaceous foliage

First Known Use of coriaceous

1674, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coriaceous

Late Latin coriaceus — more at cuirass

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“Coriaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coriaceous. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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