Alutaceous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Alutaceous Leathery.
    • Alutaceous Of a pale brown color; leather-yellow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • alutaceous Having the quality or color of tawed leather; leathery, as the leaves of Prunus laurocerasus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. alutacius, fr. aluta, soft leather

Usage

In literature:

Pileus a little fleshy, convex then plane or depressed, at length somewhat repand, rugose-striate, reddish-pallid or alutaceous.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
The columella a thin alutaceous, granulose-roughened layer, extending along the base of the plasmodiocarp.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
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