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leaf
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
1. A colored, usually green, expansion growing from the side of a stem or rootstock, in which the sap for the use of the plant is elaborated under the influence of light; one of the parts of a plant which collectively constitute its foliage.
3. Something which is like a leaf in being wide and thin and having a flat surface, or in being attached to a larger body by one edge or end; as : ( a) A part of a book or folded sheet containing two pages upon its opposite sides. ( b) A side, division, or part, that slides or is hinged, as of window shutters, folding doors, etc. ( c) The movable side of a table. ( d) A very thin plate; as, gold leaf. ( e) A portion of fat lying in a separate fold or layer. ( f) One of the teeth of a pinion, especially when small.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To shoot out leaves; to produce leaves; to leave; as, the trees leaf in May.
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