Meaning of maril in English:


Pronunciation /maˈrɪl/


  • An ornamental binding material with a variegated grain, made from scraps of coloured leather mixed in a resin, compressed, and dried.


1970s; earliest use found in Guild of Book Workers Journal. From -maril see quot. 1974, although Smith notes elsewhere in the same work that it subsequently occurred to him that the word could also be analysed as from mar- + i- + l-.