Definition of Leafage

1. Noun. The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.




Definition of Leafage

1. n. Leaves, collectively; foliage.

Definition of Leafage

1. Noun. Collectively the leaves of plants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leafage

1. foliage [n -S] - See also: foliage

Medical Definition of Leafage

1. Leaves, collectively; foliage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leafage

leaf proteins
leaf roller
leaf scorch
leaf shape
leaf sheath
leaf soil
leaf spot
leaf spring
leaf storm
leaf storms
leaf through
leaf trace
leaf traces
leaf turtle
leaf warbler
leafage (current term)
leafages
leafbearing
leafbird
leafbirds
leafblower
leafblowers
leafbud
leafbuds
leafcasting
leafcup
leafcups
leafcutter
leafcutter ant
leafcutter ants

Literary usage of Leafage

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1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1882)
"Horse Chestnut leaf buds first began to open on April 5th, on one tree ; the leafage progressed very slowly just before the 27th, when it was checked by ..."

2. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"leafage OF TREES [Modern Painters, Vol. I, Pt. 2, § 6, Ch. 1. ... remarkable characters of natural leafage is the constancy with which, while the leaves are ..."

3. The Complete Works by John Ruskin (1894)
"Let us, however, pass to the leafage of the elder landscape painters, and see if it atones for the deficiencies of the stems. One of the most remarkable ..."

4. Lyrics and Sonnets by Edith Matilda Thomas (1887)
"It will not pay the season's rightful fee, — It will not set its frost-burnt leafage free; But like some palsied miser all aghast, Who hoards his sordid ..."

5. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1888)
"Let us, however, pass to the leafage of the elder landscape variety an! 'tjm- the stems. One of the most remarkable characters painters, ..."

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