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cur·ri·er

 (kûr′ē-ər, kŭr′-)
n.
One that prepares tanned hides for use.

[Middle English curreiour, from Old French, from Latin coriārius, from corium, leather; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

currier

(ˈkʌrɪə)
n
(Tanning) a person who curries leather
[C14: from Old French corier, from Latin coriārius a tanner, from corium leather]

cur•ri•er

(ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʌr-)

n.
1. a person who dresses tanned leather.
2. a person who curries horses.
[1350–1400; Middle English cur(r)iour,cor(r)iour < Anglo-French < Latin coriārius=cori(um) leather + -ārius -ary]

Cur•ri•er

(ˈkɜr i ər, kʌr-)

n.
Nathaniel, 1813–88, U.S. lithographer: with James Merritt Ives produced prints showing American life.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)Currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)
2.currier - a craftsman who curries leather for use
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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