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- adj. leathery
- adj. Of a pale brown colour like leather
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Leathery.
- adj. Of a pale brown color; leather-yellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the quality or color of tawed leather; leathery, as the leaves of Prunus laurocerasus.
Latin alutacius, from aluta soft leather. (Wiktionary)
(alutaceous), 2 to 5 inches broad, with minute wooly scales, convex or nearly plane.