Definition of leafstalk in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlēfstôk/

Entry from US English dictionary


A petiole.
Example sentences
  • Never mind that an aspen's leaves are ‘2 to 6 inches long, with flattened leafstalks.’
  • While the leafstalks are edible, the leaves themselves contain oxalic acid and should not be eaten.
  • First, rhubarb leafstalks are cut into small pieces, such pieces being on the order of one inch long.

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Syllabification: leaf·stalk

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