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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The rough skin of various sharks and rays when covered with small close-set tubercles.

Usage examples (33)
  • Tendons, or stout fish-skin such as shagreen, may also be used on the same principle.
  • The shagreen of the shark's ray is of great value.
  • He eased his broadsword in its worn shagreen sheath.
  • He was clad in a sort of skirt and a shagreen girdle. for more
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