Definition of Painted leaf

1. Noun. Poinsettia of United States and eastern Mexico; often confused with Euphorbia heterophylla.

Exact synonyms: Euphorbia Cyathophora, Fire-on-the-mountain, Mexican Fire Plant
Group relationships: Euphorbia, Genus Euphorbia
Generic synonyms: Spurge

2. Noun. Tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Painted Leaf

painted-leaf begonia
painted beauty
painted bunting
painted cup
painted daisy
painted dog
painted dogs
painted frog
painted greenling
painted hunting dog
painted hunting dogs
painted ladies
painted lady
painted leaf (current term)
painted nettle
painted out
painted sandgrouse
painted snipes
painted terrapin
painted tongue
painted tortoise
painted turtle
painted wolf
painted wolves
painter's colic
painter's tape

Literary usage of Painted leaf

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1. Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition June 6-September 20, 1916 by Cleveland Museum of Art (1916)
"Louis XIV or XV. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Homer Wade. FAN. Mount, ivory carved and painted. Leaf, chicken-skin painted with Fete Champetre. French. Louis XV. ..."

2. The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth by Myra Reynolds (1909)
"... landscapes of which Mr. Ful- cher wrote, " They were both drawn and coloured in the open air: in one of them a young oak is painted leaf for leaf, ..."

3. Sculpture I, 1952-1967 by Mary C. Sturgeon (1987)
"Comparison with the painted leaf pattern at Kerkyra suggests that the wide spacing of the red leaves on the Isthmia ring was designed to allow for ..."

4. Hispano-Moresque Pottery in the Collection of the Hispanic Society of America by Edwin Atlee Barber (1915)
"A boldly painted floral and leaf design in centre in luster; around marly, rudely painted leaf and floral forms in luster. Two broad blue parallel straight ..."

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