Leafe or leaf

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Leafe
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Leaf

Leaf

Noun

Definition:

A flattened structure of a higher plant, typically green and blade-like, that is attached to a stem directly or via a stalk. Leaves are the main organs of photosynthesis and transpiration

Examples:

  1. Many of the trees had lost their leaves
  2. Bay leaves
  3. An oak leaf

Synonyms:

  • Frond

Leaf

Verb

Definition:

(of a plant, especially a deciduous one in spring) put out new leaves

Examples:

  1. Many plants need a period of dormancy before they leaf and flower

Synonyms:

  • Put out leaves
  • Bud
  • Burst into leaves

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