AskDefine | Define tannery

Dictionary Definition

tannery n : workplace where skins and hides are tanned

User Contributed Dictionary



(US) IPA: /ˈtænəri/


  1. A place where people tan hides to make leather.
  2. The business of a tanner.

Related terms


place where people tan hides to make leather
business of a tanner

Extensive Definition

Tannery may refer to:
  • A facility where the tanning process is applied to hides to produce leather.
  • Paul Tannery was a mathematician.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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