Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the segments of a compound leaf.
  • n. A small leaf or leaflike part.
  • n. A printed, usually folded handbill or flier intended for free distribution.
  • intransitive v. To hand out leaflets.
  • transitive v. To hand out leaflets to or in: leafleted the morning commuters; leaflet a neighborhood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the components of a compound leaf.
  • n. A small plant leaf.
  • n. A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement.
  • n. A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
  • v. To distribute leaflets to.
  • v. To distribute leaflets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little leaf.
  • n. One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
  • n. A leaflike organ or part.
  • n. A printed sheet of paper, of one page, or one sheet folded over, containing an advertisement, tract, or other notice, and usually distributed for free or included in the package with a purchased item.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little leaf; in botany, one of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
  • n. A small leaf of printed matter for distribution; a tract.
  • n. In printing, a circular of six or more small pages on one piece of paper, not stitched or sewed.
  • n. In zoology:
  • n. A plate or layer of branchial appendages of a crustacean.
  • n. One of the three divisions of the human diaphragm.
  • n. One of the thin plates or leaves contained in the lung-books of certain spiders.
  • n. One of the leaf-like branchiæ of certain aquatic insectlarvæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small book usually having a paper cover
  • n. part of a compound leaf
  • n. a thin triangular flap of a heart valve

Etymologies

leaf +‎ -let (Wiktionary)

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