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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coriaceous  \Co`ri*a"ceous\  (k?`r?-?"sh?s),  a.  [L.  coriaceous, 
  fr  corium  leather.  See  {Cuirass}.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  or  resembling,  leather;  leatherlike;  tough. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Stiff,  like  leather  or  parchment. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coriaceous 
  adj  :  resembling  or  made  to  resemble  leather;  tough  but  pliable 
  [syn:  {leathered},  {leatherlike},  {leathery}] 




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