Meaning of shagreen


Pronunciation: (shu-grēn'), [key]
— n.
  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.
  1. resembling, covered with, or made of shagreen.
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