Definition of Leatherlike

1. Adjective. Resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable.

Exact synonyms: Coriaceous, Leathered, Leathery
Similar to: Tough
Derivative terms: Leather



Definition of Leatherlike

1. Adjective. Resembling leather. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leatherlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leatherlike

leatherier
leatheriest
leatheriness
leathering
leatherings
leatherjack
leatherjacket
leatherjackets
leatherleaf
leatherleaf fern
leatherleaf saxifrage
leatherleaf wood fern
leatherleafs
leatherleaves
leatherless
leatherlike (current term)
leathermaker
leathermakers
leathermaking
leathermen
leathern
leatherneck
leathernecks
leathers
leatherware
leatherwares
leatherwear

Literary usage of Leatherlike

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Our knowledge of myxedema dates from 1873 when Sir William Gull pointed to the idiopathic condition in adults, calling attention to the peculiar leatherlike ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1895)
"The interaction involved the formation of gypsum and aluminum chloride, which, in turn, precipitated the gelatin and converted it into a leatherlike ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1861)
"... whose succulent stem is filled with icy crystal by freezing suffers, by thawing just as little as the leatherlike leaves of the box-tree. ..."

4. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1906)
"... to the toothe a piece of the tough, leatherlike cocoon of a kind of caterpillar which is found attached to branches of the manuka shrub. ..."

5. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Vickers T. Atkinson, William Dickson, William Heyser Harbaugh, James Law, John Robbins Mohler, William Herbert Lowe, A. J. Murray, Leonard Pearson, Brayton Howard Ransom, Milton R. Trumbower, Richard West Hickma (1916)
"The center becomes drier and more leatherlike, and sinks in as the whole increases in size. The skin around this swelling or carbuncle is stained yellow or ..."

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