Coriaceous meaning

kôr'ē-ā'shəs, kŏr'-
Leathery in texture.

Coriaceous leaves.

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Of or like leather.
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Leathery in texture.

Coriaceous leaves.

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(botany) Resembling leather; leathery.

1997 This species is similar to E. vagans Wallich in the texture of the leaves, which are more thickly coriaceous and have fewer crenulations on margin; the large globose capsules are white spotted. — JinShuang Ma, "New Species of Euonymus (Celastraceae) from East and South Asia", Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 93-111, Abstract.

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Origin of coriaceous

  • From Late Latin coriāceus from Latin corium leather sker-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition