Word of the Day – Coriaceous

By June 16, 2017Word of the Day

Coriaceous (adj)


Resembling or having the texture of leather.

From late Latin coriaceus (from Latin corium ‘leather’) + -ous.

Example sentences

“It had a coriaceous look but was vegan friendly!”

Word of the Day – Plap

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Plap (verb)


To come down or fall with the sound of a flat impact; to make a light slapping sound.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Thackeray (1811–1863), novelist. Imitative. Compare plash, plash, flap, slap.

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