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cor·i·a·ceous

 (kôr′ē-ā′shəs, kŏr′-)
adj.
Leathery in texture: coriaceous leaves.

[From Late Latin coriāceus, from Latin corium, leather; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

coriaceous

(ˌkɔːrɪˈeɪʃəs) or

corious

adj
(Tanning) of or resembling leather
[C17: from Late Latin coriāceus from corium leather]

co•ri•a•ceous

(ˌkɔr iˈeɪ ʃəs, ˌkoʊr-, ˌkɒr-)

adj.
of or like leather.
[1665–75; < Late Latin coriāceus. See corium, -aceous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coriaceous - resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
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