Definition of Leafbuds
1. leafbud [n] - See also: leafbud
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leafbuds
Literary usage of Leafbuds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... in winter they “stand and wait,” emblems of patience and of truth, for they hide nothing, not even the little leafbuds which hint to us of hope, ..."
2. Mind in Evolution by Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse (1901)
"And the leafbuds on the vine are woolly, I noticed that, to-day ; One day more bursts them open fully : You know the red turns grey. ..."
3. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"leafbuds are also injured, the minute leaves being bound up with silken threads which impede normal development. Towards the end of April, ..."
4. American Agriculturist (1848)
"The early leafbuds, in spring, being covered with a white silky down, are gathered to make pekoe, which is a corruption of the Canton name Palc-ho, ..."
5. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"... bracts of leafbuds short, scarlet, early deciduous; leaves opposite on short or long petioles, lanceolate, oblong, ovate, obovate or orbicular, ..."
6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... about 80 feet in height, mostly escaped from cultivation, New Brunswick to New Jersey, west to Minnesota. Parts used.—leafbuds and bark (nonofficial). ..."