Vegetable leather - definition of Vegetable leather by The Free Dictionary
|An imitation of leather made of cotton waste.|
|Linen cloth coated with India rubber. |
|(Bot.) ||A shrubby West Indian spurge (Euphorbia punicea), with leathery foliage and crimson bracts.|
|See Vegetable leather, under Leather.|
See also: Leather, Leather, Vegetable, Vegetable
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The four styles come in various heel heights, in suede and tanned vegetable leather
, in six colourways.
These range from flavoured butter to "vegetable leathers
" - a healthy snack with a long shelf-life.
Both fruit and vegetable leathers
can be eaten "as is." Or they can be rehydrated into beverages, soups and sauces by tearing into one-inch pieces and soaking.