Definition of 'leathery'
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Winter Garden Glory (1993)
The leaves are leathery and grow in pairs.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It has tapering, leathery leaves and white flowers held high above the leaves.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It has numerous bright blue or purple flowers in clusters at the top of stiff stalks and large leathery leaves at the bottom.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The other two are leathery, empty skins.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It has tougher, more leathery fronds than most other ferns.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2012)
But it made a good story -- the solemn and polite bridge four trying to eat the raw leathery leaves.Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Its slender green stems and leathery leaves sprawl energetically over the ground, and gardeners greatly dislike it because it is very difficult to pull up.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trim the shallot ends, use scissors to cut down the leathery skin, then carefully peel to remove from the soft shallots.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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