Definition of walking leaf in English:

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walking leaf

noun

1 Another term for leaf insect.
Example sentences
  • I saw a walking leaf on an episode of Dirty Jobs, and it was such an odd looking, striking insect that I just had to design one.
  • Clonopsis gallica is an insect of the walking leaves family (Phylliidae).
  • The walking leaves range from 20-330 millimeters long, and are green or brown in color.
2 another term for walking fern.
Example sentences
  • The walking leaf species is found mostly in shady areas on moist, mossy boulders and rock crevices often associated with limestone outcrops.

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Syllabification: walk·ing leaf

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