Definition of Leaves

1. n. pl. of Leaf.



Definition of Leaves

1. Noun. (plural of leaf) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of leave) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of leave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leaves

1. leave [v] - See also: leave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaves

leave someone in the lurch
leave to one's own devices
leave well enough alone
leaved
leaveless
leaven
leavened
leavening
leavening agent
leavenings
leavenless
leavenous
leavens
leaver
leavers
leaves (current term)
leaves alone
leaves behind
leaves for dead
leaves of three let it be
leaves one's options open
leaves out
leavest
leaveth
leavier
leaviest
leavin'
leaviness
leaving
leaving alone

Literary usage of Leaves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Modifications of leaves.— leaves exist in other forms than the typical ones of foliage. Scales, such as those which envelop and protect buds in winter, ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"Thick as autumnal leaves or driving fand, 970 The moving ... Homer fays merely lite leaves ; but Chapman has, In number like Autumnus leaves: and Milton ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"According to this theory, leaves of Bryo- phyllum of equal size should when isolated ... This is only generally true when we compare leaves of different ..."

4. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"leaves 10 to 15 inches long, with a deep notch at the bottom, ... leaves 10 to 20 inches long, pointed at each end, collected at the ends of the twigs; ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"In some experiments on the influence of light on the form of the leaves Goebel ('90) ... In this species the lower leaves are petioled and possess broadly ..."

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