coriaceous

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coriaceous (comparative more coriaceous, superlative most coriaceous)

  1. (botany) Resembling leather; leathery.
    • 1997, JinShuang Ma, "New Species of Euonymus (Celastraceae) from East and South Asia", Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 93-111, Abstract.
      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.

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