Definition of Leaflet

1. Noun. A thin triangular flap of a heart valve.

Exact synonyms: Cusp
Generic synonyms: Flap
Group relationships: Cardiac Valve, Heart Valve
Derivative terms: Leaf

2. Noun. Part of a compound leaf.
Generic synonyms: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage
Specialized synonyms: Pinna, Pinnule
Derivative terms: Leaf

3. Noun. A small book usually having a paper cover.
Exact synonyms: Booklet, Brochure, Folder, Pamphlet
Generic synonyms: Book
Specialized synonyms: Blue Book, Ticket Book
Derivative terms: Book, Book, Book, Leaf, Pamphleteer

Definition of Leaflet

1. n. A little leaf; also, a little printed leaf or a tract.

Definition of Leaflet

1. Noun. (context: botany) One of the components of a compound leaf. ¹

2. Noun. (context: botany) A small plant leaf. ¹

3. Noun. A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement. ¹

4. Noun. (context: anatomy) A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To distribute leaflets to. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To distribute leaflets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leaflet

1. to distribute printed sheets of paper [v -LETED, -LETING, -LETS or -LETTED, -LETTING, -LETS]

Medical Definition of Leaflet

1. One of the ultimate segments of a compound leaf. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaflet

leafery
leafet
leafets
leaffish
leaffishes
leafhopper
leafhoppers
leafier
leafiest
leafily
leafiness
leafinesses
leafing
leafless
leaflessness
leafleted
leafleteer
leafleteering
leafleteers
leafleter
leafleters
leafleting
leafletless
leaflets
leafletted
leafletting
leaflike
leaflitter
leaflove

Literary usage of Leaflet

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1. The Insurance Year Bookby Spectator insurance yearbook by Spectator insurance yearbook (1921)
"A comprehensive leaflet describing the opportunities open to farmers in the field ... This leaflet forms a most convincing argument in favor of regular life ..."

2. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"It is unequally pinnate (357) when the rachis bears an odd terminal leaflet, and equally pinnate (356) when there is no terminal leaflet, ..."

3. Mosquito Eradication by Walter Ernest Hardenburg (1922)
"APPENDIX C SUGGESTED ANTI-MOSQUITO leaflet FOR CAMPAIGN EDUCATIONAL WORK The experience of the writer has been that only a very small proportion of the ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association of Museums by American Association of Museums (1908)
"It is not to be expected that this gallery leaflet will meet with immediate ... One answer is found in the form of gallery leaflet which will be described. ..."

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