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Definition of Shagreen

Shagreen
Shagreen Sha*green", Shagreened Sha*greened"a. 1. Made or covered with the leather called shagreen. ``A shagreen case of lancets.' --T. Hook. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Covered with rough scales or points like those on shagreen.
Shagreen
Shagreen Sha*green", v. t. To chagrin. [Obs.]
Shagreen
Shagreen Sha*green", n. [F. chagrin, It. zigrino, fr. Turk. saghri the back of a horse or other beast of burden, shagreen. Cf. Chagrin.] 1. A kind of untanned leather prepared in Russia and the East, from the skins of horses, asses, and camels, and grained so as to be covered with small round granulations. This characteristic surface is produced by pressing small seeds into the grain or hair side when moist, and afterward, when dry, scraping off the roughness left between them, and then, by soaking, causing the portions of the skin which had been compressed or indented by the seeds to swell up into relief. It is used for covering small cases and boxes. 2. The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

Meaning of Shagreen from wikipedia

- Shagreen is a type of rawhide consisting of rough untanned skin, historically from a horse's or onager's back, or from shark or ray. In modern times, shagreen...
- on the forehead, but sometimes on the face or elsewhere on the scalp. Shagreen patches are present in about half of people with TSC, appearing in childhood...
- The Shagreen Bone (French: L'Os de chagrin, Russian: Шагреневая кость) Op. 37-38 (1990) is a full-length ballet in three acts and an opera entr'acte in...
- The shagreen ray (Leucoraja fullonica), also known as shagreen skate or fuller's ray, is a species of skate in the family Rajidae. This ray is found in...
- Yuri Khanon "L'Os de chagrin" ("The Shagreen Bone" opera-interlude) Final: Bourrée...
- P****epied from opera-interlude The Shagreen Bone...
- Connective tissue nevus Other names Collagenoma, Elastoma, and Shagreen patch Storiform collagenoma, H&E stain Specialty Dermatology...
- plain-lined but sumptuous furniture made of luxury materials, such as shagreen, mica, and intricate straw marquetry. Jean-Michel Frank was born in Paris...
- Magazine Mountain middle-toothed snail also known as the Magazine Mountain shagreen, scientific name Inflectarius magazinensis, is a species of small, air-breathing...
- and jewellery. He is particularly noted for the use of materials such as shagreen and ostrich egg in combination with precious metals and gemstones. Cooper...
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