Definition of Elliptic leaf

1. Noun. A simple leaf shaped like an ellipse.

Generic synonyms: Simple Leaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elliptic Leaf

ellipsoidal joint
ellipsoidally
ellipsoids
ellipsometer
ellipsometers
ellipsometric
ellipsometry
ellipsosome
ellipt
elliptic
elliptic-lanceolate
elliptic curve
elliptic function
elliptic functions
elliptic geometry
elliptic leaf (current term)
elliptical
elliptical amputation
elliptical anastomosis
elliptical galaxies
elliptical galaxy
elliptical recess
elliptically
ellipticals
ellipticine
ellipticines
ellipticities
ellipticity
elliptization
elliptizations

Literary usage of Elliptic leaf

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"It takes its origin either from a simple, entire, narrow, elliptic leaf, ... Near the extremity of the elliptic leaf, or the points of the forked one (but ..."

2. The Language of Botany: Being a Dictionary of the Terms Made Use of in that ...by Thomas Martyn by Thomas Martyn (1796)
"-ttie elliptic leaf is made ... the difference of curvature at the •j:'-i \-vWi extremities which that and the Ovate ^"^eaf have. Whereas an elliptic leaf, ..."

3. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"... Reichb. f. mss. ; scape very short stout 1-3-fld., pedicel longer than the petiole of the broadly elliptic leaf, flower 1-Ц in. diam., petals ovate ..."

4. First Course in Biology by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Walter Moore Coleman (1908)
"elliptic leaf OF PURPLE BEECH. FIG. 1-6.— LEAF OF APPLE, showing blade, petiole, and small narrow stipules. Ovate, shaped somewhat like the longitudinal ..."

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