Definition of Leatherleaf

1. Noun. Stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib.




2. Noun. North temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers.
Exact synonyms: Chamaedaphne Calyculata
Group relationships: Chamaedaphne, Genus Chamaedaphne
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Definition of Leatherleaf

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of leather leaf) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leatherleaf

1. [n -LEAVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leatherleaf

leathered
leatherette
leatherettes
leatherfish
leathergoods
leatherhead
leatherheads
leatherier
leatheriest
leatheriness
leathering
leatherings
leatherjack
leatherjacket
leatherjackets
leatherleaf (current term)
leatherleaf fern
leatherleaf saxifrage
leatherleaf wood fern
leatherleafs
leatherleaves
leatherless
leatherlike
leathermaker
leathermakers
leathermaking
leathermen
leathern
leatherneck

Literary usage of Leatherleaf

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1. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George Bishop Sudworth (1908)
"leatherleaf ash has no field name. The one suggested here Is derived from the diameter of its leaves, to which the technical name refers. ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"... 55 Indian plume, 89 Indian tobacco, 102 Indigo, 58, 59 Jacob's-ladder, 97 Jacquinot, 43 Japan, 64 Laurel-tree, 48 leatherleaf grape, 75 Lilies, corn, ..."

3. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Laurel, Sheep, 347. Laurel, Southern Sheep, 348. Laurel, Swamp, 348. Lead Plant, 273. leatherleaf, 354. Leatherwood, 288, 328. Ledum groenlandicum, 340. ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"On the somewhat drier knolls, there is a thick tufted carpet of leatherleaf, blueberries, sheep laurel, and mountain cranberry, and in places very likely a ..."

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