shagreen


shagreen

noun

  1. an untanned leather with a granular surface, prepared from the hide of a horse, shark, seal, etc.
  2. the rough skin of certain sharks, used as an abrasive.

adjective

  1. Also sha·greened. resembling, covered with, or made of shagreen.

noun

  1. the rough skin of certain sharks and rays, used as an abrasive
  2. a rough grainy leather made from certain animal hides

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