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leatherleaf Syllabification: leath·er·leaf
Pronunciation: /ˈleTHərˌlēf/

Definition of leatherleaf in English:


A low-growing evergreen shrub of the heath family, found in north temperate regions.
  • Chamaedaphne calyculata, family Ericaceae
Example sentences
  • Pine trees and leatherleafs dotted the slopes of the mountain and a small path appeared in his view.
  • Unfortunately, the methods used to grow leatherleafs and other fern types is often less than benign.
  • A half-dozen crows burst up out of one of the leatherleafs and silently winged their way north.
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