shagreen

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shagreen

[sha′grēn]
(materials)
A leather made by pressing grains into the hide to create indentations.
The skin of certain sharks and rays containing small knobs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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