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  • n. The time at which a plant unfolds its leaves.
  • n. The act of bursting into leaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The time at which each species of plants unfolds its leaves.
  • n. The act of bursting into leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bot.: The period or state of coming into leaf.
  • n. The substitution of leaves for other organs; phyllody.
  • n. Leafage; foliage.

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