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Alternative clues for the word leaf


Page (through)

Word after over or clover

Flip (through)

Two pages

Table extender

Table part


Vein holder

Bit of foliage

Fall faller

Table section

Book part

Table expander

Browse (through)

Vein site

Table extension

Natural rustler

One that's stalked

Dining table expander

It falls in the fall

Canadian flag symbol

Grub for a grub

The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

A sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

Hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)

Frond, e.g.


Bud, eventually

Thing taken from someone's book

Autumn faller

Table insert

Part of some tables

Part of a major's insignia

Green piece

Rare book-dealer's unit

Two printed pages


Frond? Indeed!

Maple or gold follower

Creator of Ferdinand the Bull

Part of a tome

Ferdinand creator

Word with fig or fly

Humorist Munro

Sheet of paper

Word definitions for leaf in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a bus goes/leaves ▪ The last bus went ten minutes ago. a lettuce leaf ▪ Tear the lettuce leaves into small pieces. a stroke leaves sb paralysed (= someone can no longer move as the result of a stroke ) ▪ Two years...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Leaf \Leaf\ (l[=e]f), n.; pl. Leaves (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le['a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l["o]f, Dan. l["o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. Lodge .] (Bot.)...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. The usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants. vb. (context intransitive English) To produce leaves; put forth foliage.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English leaf "leaf of a plant; page of a book," from Proto-Germanic *laubaz (cognates: Old Saxon lof , Old Norse lauf , Old Frisian laf , Dutch loof , Old High German loub , German Laub "foliage, leaves," Gothic lauf ), perhaps from PIE *leup- "to peel...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn: flick , flip , thumb , riffle , riff ] turn over pages; "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript" produce leaves, of plants [also:...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Leaf is a Japanese visual novel studio under the publisher Aquaplus , and has offices in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, and Tokyo. It and its competitor Key (to which it is often compared) are two of the most popular and successful dedicated visual novel studios operating...

Usage examples of leaf.

It bore both the rich aroma of leaves being burnt in the fall and the faint perfume of wildflowers ablow in the spring, but it also held a third attar which seemed to be the breath of the Wind itself which none could ever set name to.

The secretion with animal matter in solution is then drawn by capillary attraction over the whole surface of the leaf, causing all the glands to secrete and allowing them to absorb the diffused animal matter.

After a leaf had been left in a weak infusion of raw meat for 10 hours, the cells of the papillae had evidently absorbed animal matter, for instead of limpid fluid they now contained small aggregated masses of protoplasm, which slowly and incessantly changed their forms.

But certain it is that Netherlandish illumination, in its border foliages, after the taste for the larger vine and acanthus leaf had superseded the ivy, the drawing is studiously sculpturesque.

The degree of acidity of the secretion varied somewhat on the glands of the same leaf.

Faith has suffered through the passing of the Greatest Holy Leaf is too immense to be adequately expressed in words, and we cannot fully realize its significance at the present stage of the evolution of the Cause.

A man can hardly live there till next grass afore he is in the yaller leaf.

He opened the first agenda and leafed through the pages, stopping to point out several of the entries that had merited his attention.

A leaf placed in milk had the contents of its cells somewhat aggregated in 1 hr.

A leaf with aggregated masses, caused by its having been waved for 2 m.

Without care or consideration of ahimsa, Danlo reached up to the lowest branch of the tree above the bench, and he plucked off a single leaf.

For a moment he shook like a alder leaf in an autumn gale and then the sinister half-recollection faded and was gone before he could grasp its import.

Of course, he was writing about coca, not cocaine, but the moment the alkaloid was isolated from the leaf they were assumed to be one and the same.

Chapare leaf meanwhile - large, high in alkaloid and no good for chewing at all - was excellent for processing into cocaine paste.

The requisites for chewing are: a small piece of areca nut, a leaf of the Sirih or betel pepper, a little moistened lime, and, if you wish to be very luxurious, a paste made of spices.