Definición de shagreen en inglés:

shagreen

Silabificación: sha·green
Pronunciación: /SHəˈgrēn
 
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sustantivo

  • 1Sharkskin used as a decorative material or, for its natural rough surface of pointed scales, as an abrasive.
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    • Pseudopecten dentatus, however, is prosocline, more equilateral and flaring, and lacks shagreen or near-shagreen microornament.
    • This field of shagreen is limited to a strip along the dorsal lip of the prearticular and the denticulated texture of the dorsal surface does not grade in from the mesial surface as in other Late Devonian tetrapods.
    • The shagreen patch, a thickened orange-peel-textured area of connective tissue hamartoma, is most often found on the mid to lower back.
  • 2A kind of untanned leather with a rough granulated surface.
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    • The knife, fork, and spoon were usually housed in a leather or shagreen case, although sometimes a more exotic material such as silver filigree was used.
    • Cooper felt shagreen possessed ‘some of the qualities of both M of P [mother-of-pearl] & leather.
    • The endangered Magazine Mountain shagreen is restricted to a single population found on the talus slopes of Magazine Mountain in the Ozark National Forest of Arkansas.

Origen

late 17th century: variant of chagrin in the literal sense 'rough skin'.

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